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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_taxonrank_replaced  i48112
99.996
dwc_datasetid_added  i48085
99.94
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i48085
99.94
dwc_taxonid_added  i48085
99.94
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i48085
99.94
gbif_canonicalname_added  i48085
99.94
gbif_genericname_added  i48085
99.94
gbif_taxon_corrected  i48085
99.94
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i47793
99.333
gbif_vernacularname_added  i47725
99.192
gbif_reference_added  i47464
98.649
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i45798
95.186
dwc_multimedia_added  i45400
94.359
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i13457
27.969
dwc_genus_replaced  i6451
13.408
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i3323
6.907
dwc_family_replaced  i1587
3.298
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i543
1.129
geopoint_datum_error  i435
0.904
dwc_order_replaced  i130
0.27
dwc_continent_replaced  i99
0.206
dwc_continent_added  i73
0.152
geopoint_low_precision  i53
0.11
rev_geocode_eez  i44
0.091
dwc_class_replaced  i36
0.075
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i36
0.075
dwc_phylum_replaced  i36
0.075
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i34
0.071
taxon_match_failed  i25
0.052
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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