California State University, Long Beach Birds
Latest version published by California State University, Long Beach on 25 February 2021 California State University, Long Beach

The CSULB bird collection consists of ~4,100 specimens preserved as study skins. Most specimens are Southern California birds, with a variety of non-local taxa represented by specimens from other United States regions, northwestern Mexico, zoos, and a few localities in continents and islands worldwide. A separately housed teaching collection is used for Ornithology, Vertebrate Zoology and Marine Biology classes.

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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 4,463 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.

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

California State University Long Beach Bird Collection

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is California State University, Long Beach. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 8f93bab2-36b8-4a87-8a0c-2614e762fe90.  California State University, Long Beach 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:

Suellen Jacob
Vertebrate Collections Manager
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
90840 Long Beach
California
US
864-985-4883
http://web.csulb.edu/colleges/cnsm/collections/birds/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Suellen Jacob
Vertebrate Collections Manager
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
90840 Long Beach
California
US
864-985-4883
http://web.csulb.edu/colleges/cnsm/collections/birds/

Who filled in the metadata:

Suellen Jacob
Vertebrate Collections Manager
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
90840 Long Beach
California
US
864-985-4883
http://web.csulb.edu/colleges/cnsm/collections/birds/

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
http://www.vertnet.org
Geographic Coverage

Most specimens are Southern California birds, with some non-local taxa represented by specimens from other United States regions, northwestern Mexico, zoos, and a few localities in continents and islands worldwide.

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

No Description available

Class  Aves
Temporal Coverage
Start Date / End Date 1832-07-29 / 2021-02-25
Additional Metadata