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UCM Bird Eggs/Nests Collection (Arctos)

Specimen Records: 2,606
Media Records: 1,130
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-10-06

Vertebrate Zoology in the CU Museum of Natural History is a biodiversity repository of more than 120,000 specimens from five taxa: Fishes, Amphibians and Reptiles (Herpetology), Birds, and Mammals. With the exception of birds, our collections are the largest collections of their kind in Colorado. Specimens from Colorado and the surrounding plains, plateaus, and basins are the strength of our collection. The UCM Egg & Nest Collection contains over 2,250 egg sets and nests. Nearly three-quarters of this collection was assembled by distinguished naturalists Denis Gale and G. Morrison in the mid-to-late nineteenth century. These historic specimens represent much of the avifauna found in Colorado and several Midwestern states, and are accompanied by detailed field notes. An additional 600 egg sets collected in the US and Peru in the late 1970s-1990s are preserved as broken fragments, historically used to examine variation in eggshell gas exchange in montane and lowland habitats.

Contacts

Name Christy McCain
RoleCurator of Vertebrate Zoology
Emailchristy.mccain@colorado.edu
Name Christy McCain
RoleCurator of Vertebrate Zoology
Emailchristy.mccain@colorado.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Emily Braker
RoleCollection Manager of Vertebrate Zoology
EmailEmily.Braker@colorado.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Christy McCain
RoleCurator of Vertebrate Zoology
Emailchristy.mccain@colorado.edu
  • Data Corrected
  • Data Use
  • Raw
This table shows any data corrections that were performed on this recordset to improve the capabilities of iDigBio Search. The first column represents the correction performed. The last two columns represent the number and percentage of records that were corrected. A complete list of the data quality flags and their descriptions can be found here. Clicking on a data flag name will take you to a search for all records with this flag in this recordset.
FlagRecords With This Flag(%) Percent With This Flag
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i2158
82.809
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i1534
58.864
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i1534
58.864
dwc_datasetid_added  i1053
40.407
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i1053
40.407
dwc_phylum_replaced  i1053
40.407
dwc_taxonid_added  i1053
40.407
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i1053
40.407
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i1053
40.407
gbif_canonicalname_added  i1053
40.407
gbif_genericname_added  i1053
40.407
gbif_taxon_corrected  i1053
40.407
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i1048
40.215
dwc_class_replaced  i964
36.992
dwc_order_replaced  i964
36.992
gbif_vernacularname_added  i910
34.919
dwc_kingdom_added  i909
34.881
dwc_multimedia_added  i904
34.689
geopoint_datum_error  i676
25.94
gbif_reference_added  i674
25.863
dwc_continent_replaced  i452
17.345
dwc_genus_replaced  i251
9.632
dwc_family_replaced  i169
6.485
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i144
5.526
taxon_match_failed  i116
4.451
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i112
4.298
scientificname_added  i38
1.458
rev_geocode_corrected  i18
0.691
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i18
0.691
rev_geocode_mismatch  i18
0.691
rev_geocode_eez  i17
0.652
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i13
0.499
geopoint_low_precision  i13
0.499
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i8
0.307
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i6
0.23
geopoint_datum_missing  i4
0.153
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