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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
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99.682
dwc_datasetid_added  i73598
96.358
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96.358
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96.358
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i73598
96.358
gbif_canonicalname_added  i73598
96.358
gbif_genericname_added  i73598
96.358
gbif_taxon_corrected  i73598
96.358
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i72622
95.08
gbif_vernacularname_added  i71844
94.061
gbif_reference_added  i71158
93.163
dwc_multimedia_added  i66924
87.62
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i52479
68.708
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i28458
37.258
taxon_match_failed  i6780
8.877
dwc_genus_replaced  i6013
7.872
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i4135
5.414
dwc_family_replaced  i3707
4.853
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3.562
rev_geocode_eez  i2442
3.197
geopoint_datum_error  i627
0.821
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i280
0.367
rev_geocode_mismatch  i153
0.2
geopoint_low_precision  i148
0.194
dwc_specificepithet_added  i101
0.132
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i94
0.123
dwc_country_replaced  i57
0.075
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i52
0.068
dwc_order_replaced  i34
0.045
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_kingdom_suspect  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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