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NCSM Birds Collection

Latest version published by North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences on Jul 25, 2016 North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Birds Unit collection contains approximately 21,000 specimens and is one of the largest regional birds collections in the southeast.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 20,921 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 20,921 records in English (1 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (7 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Birds Collection

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences. http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 474cd7e1-7620-454f-828c-24907a15d6a7.  North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Ben Norton
Collections Data Curator
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones St 27601 Raleigh NC US 919-707-9947

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Brian O'Shea
Collections Manager of Ornithology
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones St 27601 Raleigh NC US 919-707-9935

Who filled in the metadata:

Ben Norton
Collections Data Curator
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones St 27601 Raleigh NC US 919-707-9947

Who else was associated with the resource:

Curator
John Gerwin
Curator of Ornithology
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones St 27601 Raleigh NC US 919-707-9945
Programmer
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley

Geographic Coverage

The Birds collection contains specimens from 46 countries.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Kingdom  Animallia
Phylum  Chordata
Class  Aves

Collection Data

Collection Name Birds Collection of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Collection Identifier NCSM-Birds
Parent Collection Identifier Not applicable

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 474cd7e1-7620-454f-828c-24907a15d6a7
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