CCBER Ornithology Collection

Occurrence dataset published by Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration

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Summary

Full Title

CCBER Ornithology Collection

Description

The collection contains about 8000 study skins and skeletons, of which 400 specimens are specifically allocated for teaching.

Temporal coverages

Formation period: late 1800 to current

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Administrative contact
Mireia Beas-Moix Beas-Moix
Collections Manager
Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration Harder South, Building 578, MS-9615, Santa Barbara, CA US, 93106-9615 93106-9615 Santa Barbara CA United States +01 805-893-2401
Metadata author
Laurie Hannah
Digital Resources Coordinator
Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration Harder South, Building 578, MS-9615 93106-9615 Santa Barbara CA United States +01 805-893-2506
Originator
Mireia Beas-Moix
Collections Manager
Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration Harder South, Building 578, MS-9615 93106-9615 Santa Barbara CA United States +01 805-893-2401

Published by

Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration

Publication Date

Dec 5, 2013

Registration Date

Dec 5, 2013

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Taxonomic Coverage

The collection has especially large series of several species that have figured prominently in the literature on ornithology, evolution, behavior and physiology, such as the White-crowned Sparrow, Brown-headed Cowbird, Grebes, Acorn Woodpecker, Wrentit, Savannah Sparrow, and Spotted Towhee.

CLASS
Aves (birds)

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Description

There is a good representation of species found in southern California, including the near ocean and the Channel Islands, and also many species found elsewhere in North America, more

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Geographic Coverage

There is a good representation of species found in southern California, including the near ocean and the Channel Islands, and also many species found elsewhere in North America, Mexico, and Europe. Special efforts have been made to collect species of particular biogeographic interest in southern California, such as those that have subspecies boundaries within the region.

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Funding

The data in this resource were funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

Project Personnel

Content provider
Beas-Moix

Associated parties

Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley
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David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
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Laura Russell
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