Image: Ornithology wet lab

Ornithology wet lab

The wet lab is used for carrying out tasks such as taking tissue samples and obtaining data from specimens. Birds are weighed, then important body measurements and moult stage are recorded. These data are incorporated into the database when the bird is registered.

Photographer:
Jaynia Sladek
Rights:
© Australian Museum
Location:
Ornithology

Notes

Leah Tsang measuring Peregrine Falcons Falco peregrinus for preparation.

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