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Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History Ornithology Collection
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Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence; Specimen
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Worldwide (in particular Ohio, Palestine, Australia, and India, with a few specimens from Africa and South America)
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
Struthioniformes, Casuariiformes, Tinamiformes, Galliformes, Anseriformes, Podicipediformes, Phoenicopteriformes, Columbiformes, Caprimulgiformes, Cuculiformes, Gruiformes, Charadriiformes, Gaviiformes, Sphenisciformes, Procellariformes, Ciconiiformes, Suliformes, Pelecaniformes, Accipitriformes, Strigiformes, Bucerotiformes, Coraciiformes, Piciformes, Falconiformes, Psittaciformes, Passeriformes
|Order||Struthioniformes, Casuariiformes, Tinamiformes, Galliformes, Anseriformes, Podicipediformes, Phoenicopteriformes, Columbiformes, Caprimulgiformes, Cuculiformes, Gruiformes, Charadriiformes, Gaviiformes, Sphenisciformes, Procellariformes, Ciconiiformes, Pelecaniformes, Suliformes, Accipitriformes, Strigiformes, Bucerotiformes, Coraciiformes, Piciformes, Falconiformes, Psittaciformes, Passeriformes|
|Living Time Period||1859-Present|
|Collection Name||Ohio Wesleyan University Bird Specimens|
|Parent Collection Identifier||OWU|
|Purpose||Birds of Ohio and representatives of Australian, African, South American, Middle Eastern birds, Indian|