I just successfully prepared my first bird! Common grackle, (Quiscalus quiscula). A new addition to The Field Museum’s collection. Mine is the male on the right. Huge thanks to Ben Marks, the collections manager of birds for taking the time to train me!

I just successfully prepared my first bird! Common grackle, (Quiscalus quiscula). A new addition to The Field Museum’s collection. Mine is the male on the right. Huge thanks to Ben Marks, the collections manager of birds for taking the time to train me!