About Hannah Kimani

Hannah Kimani is the Museum Store Coordinator. While DMNH is closed for renovations in 2021, she's working with Museum scientists on developing materials for new exhibits, writing about the experiences, and managing the online store.

Scientists learn more about hummingbirds and their sense of smell

Scientists learn more about hummingbirds and their sense of smell Hummingbirds are best known for their small yet powerful wings, but did you know they also have an active sense of smell?  In a recent study done by the University of California, Riverside, and funded by the National Science Foundation, [...]

2021-10-22T15:12:33-04:00October 22nd, 2021|Birds, Blog, DMNH Spotlight|

Up on the roof: How flying a kite is part of bird research

Like many biologists, Jean Woods, Ph.D., Director of Collections/Curator of Birds, is fascinated by the migration of birds. Though researchers have done in-depth studies of bird migration in general, the ability to track the journey of small-bodied birds has remained a mystery for years. Motus Wildlife Tracking System is an international collaborative research network [...]

2021-04-01T12:25:13-04:00April 1st, 2021|Birds, Blog, DMNH Spotlight|
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