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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
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i76380
100
dwc_datasetid_added  i76366
99.982
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i76366
99.982
dwc_taxonid_added  i76366
99.982
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i76366
99.982
gbif_canonicalname_added  i76366
99.982
gbif_genericname_added  i76366
99.982
gbif_taxon_corrected  i76366
99.982
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i76137
99.682
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i75900
99.372
gbif_vernacularname_added  i75646
99.039
gbif_reference_added  i75436
98.764
dwc_multimedia_added  i67583
88.483
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i18088
23.682
dwc_genus_replaced  i8068
10.563
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i4693
6.144
dwc_family_replaced  i4241
5.553
rev_geocode_eez  i2442
3.197
geopoint_datum_error  i627
0.821
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i171
0.224
rev_geocode_mismatch  i153
0.2
geopoint_low_precision  i148
0.194
dwc_specificepithet_added  i109
0.143
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i68
0.089
dwc_country_replaced  i57
0.075
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i52
0.068
dwc_order_replaced  i48
0.063
taxon_match_failed  i39
0.051
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  i14
0.018
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i14
0.018
dwc_phylum_replaced  i14
0.018
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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