Northern Michigan University (NMU) Bird specimens (Arctos)

Occurrence
Latest version published by Northern Michigan University on Apr 12, 2024 Northern Michigan University

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Description

The bird collection of the Northern Michigan University Museum of Zoology is a small (few hundred specimens) collection of skins representing avian diversity of the Great Lakes Region.

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 320 records.

2 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)
320
ResourceRelationship 
320
Multimedia 
0

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Bird Collection, Northern Michigan University, Northern Museum of Zoology. Individual catalog records should be cited by the catalog record url: https://arctos.database.museum/guid/NMU:Bird:1.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Northern Michigan University. 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: f62c330c-e9ab-4a4b-8887-67b0e2888a28.  Northern Michigan University publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence

Contacts

Kurt Galbreath
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Faculty Curator
Northern Michigan University Museum of Zoology
Biology Department, Northern Michigan University, 2119 New Science Facility
49855 Marquette
Michigan
US
(906) 227-1586
Alec Lindsay
  • Content Provider
Faculty Curator
Northern Michigan University
Biology Department, Northern Michigan University, 2119 New Science Facility
49855 Marquette
Michigan
US
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley
Dusty McDonald
  • Point Of Contact
Arctos Database Programmer
Alec Lindsay
  • Content Provider
Faculty Curator of Birds
Northern Michigan University Museum of Zoology
Biology Department, Northern Michigan University, 2113 New Science Facility
49855 Marquette
MI
US
(906) 227-1834

Geographic Coverage

The Northern Museum of Zoology bird collection contains specimens predominantly from Michigan, with some specimens from other U.S. states and Canadian provinces.

Bounding Coordinates South West [7, -180], North East [70, -70]

Taxonomic Coverage

The NMU Museum of Zoology bird collection contains representatives of many orders of birds, with the largest holdings (ca. 70%) from Passeriformes.

Class Aves

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1900-present

Collection Data

Collection Name Northern Michigan University (NMU) Bird specimens
Collection Identifier https://arctos.database.museum/collection/NMU:Bird
Parent Collection Identifier NMU
Specimen preservation methods Dried

Additional Metadata

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

Purpose The NMU bird collection is primarily used for teaching in organismal courses.
Alternative Identifiers f62c330c-e9ab-4a4b-8887-67b0e2888a28
https://ipt.vertnet.org/resource?r=nmu_bird