× Take our 30-second survey
The U.S. National Science Foundation and iDigBio are required to collect information on use of digitized collections-based specimen data. Please help us meet this requirement every time you use this search portal. Sustainability of the national digitization effort depends on evidence of data use! Maybe later.

Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
LocalityCape Thompson
Latitude68.1333333333
Longitude-165.9666666667
Institution CodeUam
Collection CodeBird Specimens
Catalog Number4795
Collected ByCollector(s): Anonymous
Date Collected1959-08-25

From Recordset

http://www.universityofalaskamuseumbirds.org

The UAM Bird Collection emphasizes the birds of northwesternmost North America, including taxa endemic to Beringia and the circumpolar North, and is the best in existence for avian material from Alaska. The collection consists of over 30,000 birds. Almost all bird species and subspecies known to occur in Alaska are represented and are preserved primarily as skins, skeletons, and tissues. Most recent preparations include skin, partial skeleton, tissue, and stomach samples for each individual. Tissues are part of the UAM Genomic Resources Collection. Specimens are regularly loaned for scientific research. Specimen loan policies and a summary database are available for interested researchers. Arctos has a "storefront" subset of data in the UAM Bird Collection, and we are in the process of porting over the rest.

Contacts

Name Kevin Winker
RoleCurator of Birds
Emailkevin.winker@alaska.edu
Name Kevin Winker
RoleCurator of Birds
Emailkevin.winker@alaska.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Jack Withrow
RoleCollection Manager, Birds
Emailjjwithrow@alaska.edu
Name Kevin Winker
RoleCurator of Birds
Emailkevin.winker@alaska.edu
  • Data
  • Flags
  • Raw
Taxonomy
Scientific NameRissa tridactyla
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Aves; Charadriiformes; Laridae; Larinae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderCharadriiformes
FamilyLaridae
GenusRissa
Specific Epithettridactyla
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified Byunknown
Date Identified2003-08-04
Previous IdentificationsRissa tridactyla (accepted ID) identified by unknown on 2003-08-04; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number4795
Other Catalog Numbersoriginal identifier=LGS-60-45
Preparationsskull; skeleton, postcranial
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult
Sexunknown
Institution CodeUAM
Collection CodeBird specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Bird:4795?seid=1464269
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Anonymous
Date Collected1959-08-25
Verbatim Date Collected25-Aug-1959
Year1959
Month08
Day25
End Day of Year237
Collection RemarksFound dead and partly eaten on beach.
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceAlaska
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Alaska, Point Hope Quad
ContinentNorth America
LocalityCape Thompson
Verbatim LocalityCape Thompson
Decimal Latitude68.1333333333
Decimal Longitude-165.9666666667
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates68d 8m 0s N/165d 58m 0s W
Location According Tounknown
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters3610
Geodetic Datumunknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2003-11-05 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-07-25 20:28:39.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Bird:4795?seid=1464269
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dwc:informationWithheldmask collector
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Bird:4795
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=unknown ; age class=adult
dwc:georeferenceSourcesunknown
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Bird:4795
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34847
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdeg. min. sec.
specimen list