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MMNH Museum Bird Collection

Specimen Records: 48,114
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-01-08

The Bell Museum's Bird Collection currently houses approximately 46,000 catalogued specimens. Of these, the majority are standard, dried study skin preparations, although there are approximately 3,600 skeletons, 2,500 sets of eggs and 450 nests. Many of the recent specimens (> 4,000) have accompanying frozen tissue samples.

Contacts

Name Keith Barker
RoleCurator of Genetic Resources
Emailbarke042@umn.edu
Name Keith Barker
RoleCurator of Genetic Resources
Emailbarke042@umn.edu
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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  i47276
98.258
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i47276
98.258
dwc_taxonid_added  i47276
98.258
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i47276
98.258
gbif_canonicalname_added  i47276
98.258
gbif_genericname_added  i47276
98.258
gbif_taxon_corrected  i47276
98.258
gbif_vernacularname_added  i47116
97.926
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i47036
97.759
dwc_multimedia_added  i46238
96.101
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i45798
95.186
gbif_reference_added  i45586
94.746
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i31440
65.345
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i11536
23.976
dwc_genus_replaced  i4574
9.507
taxon_match_failed  i3199
6.649
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i3071
6.383
dwc_family_replaced  i1499
3.116
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i568
1.181
geopoint_datum_error  i435
0.904
dwc_continent_replaced  i99
0.206
dwc_order_replaced  i92
0.191
dwc_continent_added  i73
0.152
geopoint_low_precision  i53
0.11
rev_geocode_eez  i44
0.091
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i36
0.075
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i34
0.071
rev_geocode_failure  i11
0.023
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i9
0.019
dwc_class_added  i7
0.015
dwc_kingdom_added  i7
0.015
dwc_phylum_added  i7
0.015
dwc_country_replaced  i1
0.002
rev_geocode_corrected  i1
0.002
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i1
0.002
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i1
0.002
rev_geocode_mismatch  i1
0.002
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