DMNS Bird Collection (Arctos)

Occurrence dataset published by Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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DMNS Bird Collection (Arctos)

Description

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science Bird Collection contains approximately 42,500 catalogued specimens from around the world, with a focus on the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains regions. The collection includes study skins, skeletal material, taxidermy mounts, egg sets, nests, frozen tissue samples (~600 individuals), and associated parasites (ecto and endo). Growth of the collection continues primarily through salvage activities.

Temporal coverages

Living time period: 1842-present

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Administrative contact
John Demboski Demboski
Curator of Vertebrate Zoology
Denver Museum of Nature & Science 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO US, 80205-5798 80205-5798 Denver CO United States +01 303-373-6443
Metadata author
John Demboski
Curator of Vertebrate Zoology
Denver Museum of Nature & Science 2001 Colorado Blvd. 80205-5798 Denver CO United States +01 303-373-6443
Originator
John Demboski
Curator of Vertebrate Zoology
Denver Museum of Nature & Science 2001 Colorado Blvd. 80205-5798 Denver CO United States +01 303-373-6443

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Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Publication Date

May 25, 2014

Registration Date

Apr 30, 2013

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Taxonomic Coverage

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Aves

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Description

The DMNS bird collection is global, with the largest holdings from the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains region.

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Geographic Coverage

The DMNS bird collection is global, with the largest holdings from the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains region.

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Associated parties

Administrative contact
Jeffrey Stephenson
Collections Manager, Department of Zoology
Denver Museum of Nature & Science 2001 Colorado Blvd. 80205-5798 Denver CO United States (303) 370-8319
Point of contact
Dusty McDonald
Arctos Database Programmer
University of Alaska Museum
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley