NCSM Birds Collection

Occurrence
Latest version published by North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences on Jul 25, 2016 North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences

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Description

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Birds Unit collection contains approximately 21,000 specimens and is one of the largest regional birds collections in the southeast.

Data Records

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Birds Collection

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences. http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 474cd7e1-7620-454f-828c-24907a15d6a7.  North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Ben Norton
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
Collections Data Curator
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
11 West Jones St
27601 Raleigh
NC
US
919-707-9947
Brian O'Shea
  • Point Of Contact
Collections Manager of Ornithology
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
11 West Jones St
27601 Raleigh
NC
US
919-707-9935
John Gerwin
  • Curator
Curator of Ornithology
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
11 West Jones St
27601 Raleigh
NC
US
919-707-9945
Laura Russell
  • Programmer
VertNet Programmer
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley

Geographic Coverage

The Birds collection contains specimens from 46 countries.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Kingdom Animallia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves

Collection Data

Collection Name Birds Collection of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Collection Identifier NCSM-Birds
Parent Collection Identifier Not applicable

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 474cd7e1-7620-454f-828c-24907a15d6a7
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