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DMNS Bird Collection (Arctos)

Specimen Records: 47,969
Media Records: 79
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-12-06

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science Bird Collection contains approximately 42,500 catalogued specimens from around the world, with a focus on the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains regions. The collection includes study skins, skeletal material, taxidermy mounts, egg sets, nests, frozen tissue samples (~600 individuals), and associated parasites (ecto and endo). Growth of the collection continues primarily through salvage activities.

Contacts

Name Garth Spellman
RoleCurator of Vertebrate Zoology
EmailGarth.Spellman@dmns.org
Name Garth Spellman
RoleCurator of Vertebrate Zoology
EmailGarth.Spellman@dmns.org
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 Jeffrey Stephenson
RoleCollections Manager, Department of Zoology
Emailjeff.stephenson@dmns.org
Name Garth Spellman
RoleCurator of Vertebrate Zoology
EmailGarth.Spellman@dmns.org
  • 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
dwc_datasetid_added  i47031
98.045
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i47031
98.045
dwc_taxonid_added  i47031
98.045
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i47031
98.045
dwc_taxonrank_added  i47031
98.045
gbif_canonicalname_added  i47031
98.045
gbif_genericname_added  i47031
98.045
gbif_taxon_corrected  i47031
98.045
gbif_vernacularname_added  i46820
97.605
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i46807
97.578
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i46615
97.177
dwc_multimedia_added  i46583
97.111
gbif_reference_added  i45356
94.553
geopoint_datum_error  i34669
72.274
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i12699
26.473
dwc_family_replaced  i5797
12.085
geopoint_datum_missing  i4479
9.337
taxon_match_failed  i3345
6.973
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i3276
6.829
dwc_continent_replaced  i2948
6.146
dwc_genus_replaced  i2713
5.656
geopoint_low_precision  i2482
5.174
rev_geocode_eez  i1612
3.361
dwc_order_replaced  i1201
2.504
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i432
0.901
rev_geocode_mismatch  i174
0.363
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i52
0.108
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i51
0.106
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i30
0.063
dwc_order_added  i19
0.04
dwc_family_added  i8
0.017
dwc_specificepithet_added  i8
0.017
rev_geocode_corrected  i3
0.006
dwc_country_replaced  i2
0.004
rev_geocode_failure  i2
0.004
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i2
0.004
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i1
0.002
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i1
0.002
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