DMNH Birds

Occurrence dataset published by Delaware Museum of Natural History

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DMNH Birds

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The bird collection consists of approximately 67,000 study skins, 2,500 spread wins and 9,000 skeletons. The holdings represent about 4,000 bird species. About 140 taxa are in the type collection. The collection, worldwide in scope, has especially strong holdings of Philippine and Central and South American birds. Extinct species are also represented. Formation of the collection began when the Museum was founded in 1957. Among the collections that can be found here are those of George Miksch Sutton, Allan R. Phillips, Olin S. Pettingill, T.D. Burleigh, D.S. Rabor, and M. Hachisuka - D.S. Ripley.

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Administrative contact
Jean L. Woods, Ph.D.
Curator of Birds
Delaware Museum of Natural History 4840 Kennett Pike 19807-0937 Wilmington DE United States +01 302-658-9111 -- 314
Metadata author
Jean L. Woods, Ph.D.
Curator of Birds
Delaware Museum of Natural History 4840 Kennett Pike 19807-0937 Wilmington DE United States +01 302-658-9111 -- 314
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Jean L. Woods, Ph.D.
Curator of Birds
Delaware Museum of Natural History 4840 Kennett Pike 19807-0937 Wilmington DE United States +01 302-658-9111 -- 314

doi:10.15468/b63cw6

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Delaware Museum of Natural History

Publication Date

Feb 27, 2015

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Jun 6, 2012

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Class Aves (Birds)

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Collection is worldwide in scope with strengths in USA, Mexico, and Philippines.

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Collection is worldwide in scope with strengths in USA, Mexico, and Philippines.

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