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UCM Bird Eggs/Nests Collection (Arctos)

Specimen Records: 2,395
Media Records: 1,130
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-07-13

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
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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
dwc_datasetid_added  i2332
97.37
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i2332
97.37
dwc_taxonid_added  i2332
97.37
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i2332
97.37
dwc_taxonrank_added  i2332
97.37
gbif_canonicalname_added  i2332
97.37
gbif_genericname_added  i2332
97.37
gbif_taxon_corrected  i2332
97.37
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2330
97.286
gbif_reference_added  i2304
96.2
gbif_vernacularname_added  i2245
93.737
dwc_multimedia_added  i2244
93.695
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i2050
85.595
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i879
36.701
geopoint_datum_error  i619
25.846
dwc_continent_replaced  i349
14.572
dwc_family_replaced  i203
8.476
taxon_match_failed  i193
8.058
dwc_order_replaced  i100
4.175
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i93
3.883
dwc_class_replaced  i71
2.965
dwc_genus_added  i71
2.965
dwc_phylum_replaced  i71
2.965
dwc_family_added  i68
2.839
dwc_order_added  i68
2.839
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i31
1.294
rev_geocode_eez  i17
0.71
dwc_genus_replaced  i13
0.543
geopoint_low_precision  i13
0.543
rev_geocode_corrected  i12
0.501
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i12
0.501
rev_geocode_mismatch  i12
0.501
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i8
0.334
dwc_specificepithet_added  i5
0.209
geopoint_datum_missing  i4
0.167
dwc_class_added  i2
0.084
dwc_kingdom_added  i2
0.084
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1
0.042
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