Mayborn Museum Birds Collection at Baylor University

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The Bird Collection at the Mayborn Museum Complex contains specimens collected over the last 145 years. Over 60% of the specimens were collected in Texas. Notable specimens in the museum’s holdings include a Bay Breasted Warbler collected in Indiana in 1871, a Common Puffin collected in 1959 at the North Pole, and two Golden Eagles collected in Denton County, Texas in 1906.

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Baylor University, Mayborn Museum Complex (BUMMC) Bird Collection


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 4c97f57e-69d6-40f8-a310-2a716a02f911.  Baylor University, Mayborn Museum Complex publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.


Occurrence; Specimen


Clare Cunningham
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Collections Assistant
Mayborn Museum
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect
Anita Benedict
Collections Manager
Baylor University, Mayborn Museum Complex
Sabrina Thomas
Assistant Collections Manager
Baylor University, Mayborn Museum Complex

Geographic Coverage

Global coverage, with emphasis on Texas, United States.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class Aves

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 4c97f57e-69d6-40f8-a310-2a716a02f911