NYSM Birds
Latest version published by New York State Museum (NYSM) on 11 January 2021 New York State Museum (NYSM)

Museum specimens including skins, skeletons, fluid preservations, and frozen tissue.

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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 19,686 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.


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 19,686 records in English (1 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (6 kB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (5 kB)

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

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

New York State Museum, Abbreviation: NYSM


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is New York State Museum (NYSM). 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: 5345b34d-82a4-44b7-9d82-5109df1ca243.  New York State Museum (NYSM) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.


Occurrence; Specimen; Specimen


Who created the resource:

David Gerhard
Director, Technology Center
New York State Museum
3140 CEC
12230 Albany
New York

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Jeremy Kirchman
Curator of Birds
New York State Museum
3140 CEC
12230 Albany
New York

Who filled in the metadata:

Ryan Whitehouse
Database Manager
New York State Museum
3140 CEC
12230 Albany
New York

Who else was associated with the resource:

Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley
3101 VLSB
94720 Berkeley
Additional Metadata

The New York State Museum is part of the Office of Cultural Education within the New York State Education Department. http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

Alternative Identifiers 5345b34d-82a4-44b7-9d82-5109df1ca243