University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) Bird Egg/Nest Specimens (Arctos)

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The UNRMNH Egg and Nest collection includes approximately 2500 specimens with a focus on California.

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Occurrence (core)

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

The University of Nevada Reno Museum of Natural History Egg and Nest Collection. Individual catalog records should be cited by the catalof record url:


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The publisher and rights holder of this work is University of Nevada, Reno. 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: 881f3541-7d97-4a36-85d7-a0ee07af6a09.  University of Nevada, Reno publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.


Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence


Christoffer Feldman
  • Point Of Contact
Associate Museum Director, Curator, and Professor
University of Nevada, Reno
David Bloom
  • Programmer
Dusty McDonald
  • Programmer
Arctos Database Programmer
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect

Geographic Coverage

Primarily California and parts of the Eastern and Western United States.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class Aves

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1880-present

Collection Data

Collection Name University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) Bird Egg/Nest Specimens
Collection Identifier
Parent Collection Identifier UNR
Specimen preservation methods

Additional Metadata

Arctos Data Ownership and Use:;

Purpose Collections serve important teaching and research functions for multiple classes and labs at UNR.
Alternative Identifiers 881f3541-7d97-4a36-85d7-a0ee07af6a09