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Learn how Burke Curator of Ornithology Alejandro Rico-Guevara uses high speed cameras to study the aerial acrobatics, feeding behaviors, and mid-air battles of hummingbirds.
Dr. Alejandro Rico-Guevara, the newest Curator of Birds at the Burke Museum, tells us about the unique evolution of hummingbirds and why he's so excited to be at the Burke.
Hummingbird expert Dr. Alejandro Rico-Guevara joins the Burke Museum as the new Curator of Ornithology.
On a hot day in early July, a replica Coast Salish s.dəxʷìł dugout hunting canoe launched in the Green River.
Scientists have discovered an extraordinary collection of fossils that reveal in detail how life recovered after a catastrophic event.
Celebrate Grand Opening with singers, dancers, poets and DJs, and be among the first to see the New Burke!
An introduction to the art of the First Peoples of western Washington and southwestern British Columbia who speak the Coast Salish languages.
Explore the dramatic changes to Seattle's landscapes and shorelines through The Waterlines Project.
Tiny one-celled marine organisms that live on the sea floor and have a big story to tell about the health of Puget Sound.
Experience even more. A membership pays for itself in 3 visits!
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