Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History, University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) Bird specimens (Arctos)

Latest version published by Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History on Jul 3, 2020 Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History

Bird study skins, nests, eggs, skulls, skeletons, feet and associated parts from the Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History, UC Santa Cruz.

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 1,573 records. 1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    1573
  • Multimedia 
    0

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:

Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History (UCSC), University of California, Santa Cruz Bird Collection (Arctos)

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History. 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: 44165940-fa60-466f-935e-d76180e6ef8e.  Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Alexander Krohn

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Alexander Krohn

Who filled in the metadata:

Alexander Krohn

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
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Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
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Geographic Coverage

Generally focused on North America, especially the Central Coast of California. Occasional representatives outside of North America are also present. A series from Midway Atoll is notable.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

The bird collections cover all the major families native to North America, with occasional taxa from other areas.

Class  Aves

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1905 to present.

Additional Metadata

http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

Alternative Identifiers 44165940-fa60-466f-935e-d76180e6ef8e
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=ucsc_bird