University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates (UWYMV) Bird Eggs/Nests (Arctos)
The University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates Egg and Nest collections includes 205 clutches of eggs and nests from 34 families. The specimens are from across North America, with the majority from Wyoming.
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The UWYMV egg and nest collection has global coverage, but the majority of historic holdings are from Wyoming and the western and central United States.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
Taxonomic coverage of the UWYMV egg and nest collection is historically focused on Nearctic families
|Living Time Period||1870 - present|
|Collection Name||University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates (UWYMV) Bird Eggs/Nests|
|Parent Collection Identifier||UWYMV|
|Purpose||The mission of the University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates is to document and understand regional and global biodiversity through the acquisition and investigation of collections made by museum faculty, staff, and students to advance academic knowledge and public appreciation of the natural world|