NMU Bird Collection (Arctos)
The bird collection of the Northern Michigan University Museum of Zoology is a small (few hundred specimens) collection of skins representing avian diversity of the Great Lakes Region.
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Bird Collection, Northern Michigan University Museum of Zoology
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The NMU Museum of Zoology bird collection contains specimens predominantly from Michigan, with scattered specimens from other U.S. states and Canadian provinces.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
The NMU Museum of Zoology bird collection contains representatives of many orders of birds, with the largest holdings (ca. 70%) from Passeriformes.
|Living Time Period||1900-present|