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Experimental Station of Arid Areas (CSIC)
Ornithological collection: The collection of birds is the result of the scientific activity developed by the ornithologists belonging to the EEZA (Dr Antonio Cano Gea and Dr Lorenzo García Rodríguez) from 1964 to present time. This collection is integrated by a total of 1.278 specimens belonging to 54 families, 120 genus and 194 species of birds captured in its biggest part in Almería province and neigbouring areas. Fundamentally they are preserved as skins although a high number of skulls exists. The collection is 100% inventoried and computerized.