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DMNH Birds

Specimen Records: 76,380
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-01-08

The bird collection consists of approximately 67,000 study skins, 2,500 spread wings and 9,000 skeletons. The holdings represent about 4,000 bird species. About 140 taxa are in the type collection. The collection, worldwide in scope, has especially strong holdings of Philippine and Central and South American birds. Extinct species are also represented. Formation of the collection began when the Museum was founded in 1957. Among the collections that can be found here are those of George Miksch Sutton, Allan R. Phillips, Olin S. Pettingill, D.S. Rabor, M. Hachisuka and specimens from Charles Sibley's expeditions in 1975-1977 .

Contacts

Name Jean L. Woods, Ph.D.
RoleCurator of Birds
Emailjwoods@delmnh.org
Name Jean L. Woods, Ph.D.
RoleCurator of Birds
Emailjwoods@delmnh.org
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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
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i76137
99.682
dwc_datasetid_added  i75419
98.742
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98.742
dwc_taxonid_added  i75419
98.742
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i75419
98.742
gbif_canonicalname_added  i75419
98.742
gbif_genericname_added  i75419
98.742
gbif_taxon_corrected  i75419
98.742
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i74966
98.149
gbif_vernacularname_added  i74963
98.145
gbif_reference_added  i72909
95.456
dwc_multimedia_added  i70337
92.088
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i55072
72.103
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i16169
21.169
dwc_genus_replaced  i6255
8.189
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i4207
5.508
dwc_family_replaced  i4081
5.343
taxon_match_failed  i3545
4.641
rev_geocode_eez  i2442
3.197
geopoint_datum_error  i627
0.821
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0.203
rev_geocode_mismatch  i153
0.2
geopoint_low_precision  i148
0.194
dwc_specificepithet_added  i106
0.139
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i69
0.09
dwc_country_replaced  i57
0.075
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i52
0.068
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i50
0.065
dwc_order_replaced  i36
0.047
dwc_continent_replaced  i25
0.033
rev_geocode_failure  i19
0.025
geopoint_0_coord  i16
0.021
geopoint_similar_coord  i16
0.021
dwc_class_replaced  i2
0.003
dwc_phylum_replaced  i2
0.003
rev_geocode_corrected  i2
0.003
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i2
0.003
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i2
0.003
datecollected_bounds  i1
0.001
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