Mayborn Museum Birds Collection at Baylor University
The Bird Collection at the Mayborn Museum Complex contains specimens collected over the last 145 years. Over 60% of the specimens were collected in Texas. Notable specimens in the museum’s holdings include a Bay Breasted Warbler collected in Indiana in 1871, a Common Puffin collected in 1959 at the North Pole, and two Golden Eagles collected in Denton County, Texas in 1906.
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Global coverage, with emphasis on Texas, United States.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
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