It’s likely you are familiar with the carol, “Twelve Days of Christmas.” Moreover, you have probably sung it. But, have you ever noted how many birds are within the lyrics? […]
Draper Natural History Museum
Draper Natural History Museum staff and volunteers work with museum exhibits, programs, labwork, and conduct ecological research in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. They also keep up with and share wildlife and science news and issues related to this world-renowned, natural treasure.
The Draper Museum Raptor Experience will be 10 years old in 2021. In honor, we are featuring the 11 raptors in the program. Amelia is a short eared owl. Unlike […]
10 Interesting Facts About Turkeys 1) Did you know turkeys have a name sake? Turkey vultures received their common name because their naked head resembles the featherless heads of turkeys. […]
Our Draper Museum Raptor Experience has a new member of the flock! Our newest raptor is a young, female American kestrel. She hatched earlier this year and was most likely […]
Many small birds utilize spider’s webs as they go about their daily lives. Although webs can bring benefits, they also present hazards. In this blog, I will cover both the […]
Our Birds’ Stories Like all the residents of the Draper Museum Raptor Experience, our American Kestrels are in our care because they can no longer survive in the wild. Our […]