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UWYMV Bird Collection (Arctos)

Specimen Records: 2,273
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-12-06

The UWYMV Bird Collection is housed in the Robert and Carol Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center on the campus of the University of Wyoming. It is a part of the Department of Zoology and Physiology. The collection was started in 1894 and Wilbur C. Knight, the state geologist, was appointed as the first curator. The museum's mission was to document and describe Wyoming's avian biodiversity. There was a brief period of active collecting by Knight and Charles W. Gilmore in 1897 and 1898. This was followed by a period of inactivity until the arrival of Ernest Pilsbury Walker as an undergraduate. He collected specimens around the southeastern part of the state from 1910 through 1912. He also contributed his personal collection from Sheridan, Indiana. Beyond sporadic trading and salvaging, the collection has been mostly inactive for the past 100 years until Matt Carling was hired as curator and James Maley was hired as collections manager. The collection was moved into the Berry Center and organized, and it is now undergoing rapid expansion.

Contacts

Name Matthew Carling
RoleCurator
Emailmcarling@uwyo.edu
Name Matthew Carling
RoleCurator
Emailmcarling@uwyo.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 Elizabeth Wommack
RoleCollections Manager
Emailewommack@uwyo.edu
Name Matthew Carling
RoleCurator
Emailmcarling@uwyo.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  i2269
99.824
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i2269
99.824
dwc_taxonid_added  i2269
99.824
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i2269
99.824
dwc_taxonrank_added  i2269
99.824
gbif_canonicalname_added  i2269
99.824
gbif_genericname_added  i2269
99.824
gbif_taxon_corrected  i2269
99.824
gbif_vernacularname_added  i2268
99.78
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2263
99.56
dwc_multimedia_added  i2239
98.504
gbif_reference_added  i2234
98.284
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i2200
96.788
geopoint_datum_missing  i1677
73.779
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i809
35.592
geopoint_datum_error  i517
22.745
dwc_family_replaced  i272
11.967
geopoint_low_precision  i194
8.535
dwc_continent_replaced  i90
3.96
taxon_match_failed  i53
2.332
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i47
2.068
dwc_genus_replaced  i32
1.408
dwc_order_replaced  i28
1.232
rev_geocode_eez  i20
0.88
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i4
0.176
dwc_order_added  i4
0.176
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1
0.044
rev_geocode_mismatch  i1
0.044
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