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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceIllinois
County/ParishCook Co
LocalityChicago, Mccormick Place
Latitude41.8528118
Longitude-87.611721
Institution CodeFmnh
Collection CodeBirds
Catalog Number289432
Date Collected1979-05-08

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The Division of Birds houses the third largest scientific bird collection in the United States. The main collection contains over 480,000 specimens, including 600 holotypes, 70,000 skeletons, and 7,000 fluid specimens. In addition, the division houses 21,000 egg sets and 200 nests. The scope of the collection is world-wide; all bird families but one are represented, as are 90% of the world's genera and species. Included among its many historically and scientifically valuable individual collections are the H. B. Conover Game Bird Collection, Good's and Van Someren's African collections, C. B. Cory's West Indian collection, the Bishop Collection of North American birds, a large portion of W. Koelz's material from India and the Middle East, and many separate collections from South America, Africa (Hoogstraal from Egypt) and the Philippines (Rabor).

Contacts

Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
Name Ben Marks
RoleCollection Manager
Emailbmarks@fieldmuseum.org
Name Shannon Hackett
RoleAssociate Curator of Zoology, Birds
Emailshackett@fieldmuseum.org
Name Laura Russell
RoleProgrammer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name John Bates
RoleCurator
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePasserina cyanea
Higher ClassficationAnimalia Chordata Aves Passeriformes Emberizidae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilyEmberizidae
GenusPasserina
Specific Epithetcyanea
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number289432
Preparationsalc
SexMale
Institution CodeFMNH
Collection CodeBirds
Occurrence ID383f6c88-479f-428d-b6f0-298ebcbce2b9
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collector NumberMCP
Date Collected1979-05-08
Year1979
Month5
Day8
Start Day of Year8
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceIllinois
CountyCook Co
Higher GeographyNorth America, USA, Illinois, Cook Co, Chicago: McCormick Place
ContinentNorth America
LocalityChicago, McCormick Place
Decimal Latitude41.8528118
Decimal Longitude-87.611721
Verbatim Elevation-
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNet/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines, GBIF Best Practices
Location Remarksdecimal degrees
Location IDa7b14b97-514d-48e2-8820-201e54849b39
Other
Languageen
Modified2019-12-17T12:34:59.000CMT
ID383f6c88-479f-428d-b6f0-298ebcbce2b9
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dcterms:rightsHolderThe Field Museum of Natural History
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dwc:ownerInstitutionCodeFMNH
dwc:organismID1542715
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