Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

James Whatton

Research Assistant
Department / Division
  • B.S. Biology/Wildlife Biology, Ball State University, 2007
Research Interests

Responsibilities include the identification of feathers and feather fragments from bird/aircraft collisions (birdstrikes) that are submitted by the U.S. Air Force, the Federal Aviation Administration, the U.S. Navy and others. My interests are broad and include natural history, migration, specimen preparation, and field work.

Journal Article
  • Thorington, Richard W., Jr., Koprowski, John L., Steele, Michael A., and Whatton, James F. 2012. Squirrels of the World. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.