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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
  • 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
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i45798
95.186
dwc_datasetid_added  i45613
94.802
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i45613
94.802
dwc_taxonid_added  i45613
94.802
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i45613
94.802
gbif_canonicalname_added  i45613
94.802
gbif_genericname_added  i45613
94.802
gbif_taxon_corrected  i45613
94.802
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i45161
93.862
gbif_vernacularname_added  i44607
92.711
gbif_reference_added  i44000
91.449
dwc_multimedia_added  i43856
91.15
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i29159
60.604
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i23514
48.871
taxon_match_failed  i5515
11.462
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i4101
8.524
dwc_genus_replaced  i4098
8.517
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i2554
5.308
dwc_family_replaced  i1328
2.76
geopoint_datum_error  i435
0.904
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i432
0.898
dwc_continent_replaced  i99
0.206
dwc_order_replaced  i91
0.189
dwc_continent_added  i73
0.152
geopoint_low_precision  i53
0.11
rev_geocode_eez  i44
0.091
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i36
0.075
rev_geocode_failure  i11
0.023
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i9
0.019
dwc_class_replaced  i1
0.002
dwc_country_replaced  i1
0.002
dwc_family_added  i1
0.002
dwc_genus_added  i1
0.002
dwc_order_added  i1
0.002
dwc_phylum_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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