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DMNS Bird Collection (Arctos)

Specimen Records: 52,542
Media Records: 85
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2019-09-22

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
  • Data Use
  • Raw
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  i51197
97.44
dwc_datasetid_added  i50501
96.115
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i50501
96.115
dwc_taxonid_added  i50501
96.115
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i50501
96.115
gbif_canonicalname_added  i50501
96.115
gbif_genericname_added  i50501
96.115
gbif_taxon_corrected  i50501
96.115
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i49786
94.755
gbif_vernacularname_added  i49416
94.05
dwc_multimedia_added  i49150
93.544
gbif_reference_added  i48681
92.652
geopoint_datum_error  i39307
74.811
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i28317
53.894
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i24929
47.446
taxon_match_failed  i6274
11.941
dwc_family_replaced  i6018
11.454
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i5409
10.295
geopoint_datum_missing  i4537
8.635
dwc_continent_replaced  i2913
5.544
geopoint_low_precision  i2493
4.745
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i2042
3.886
rev_geocode_eez  i1590
3.026
dwc_genus_replaced  i1563
2.975
dwc_order_replaced  i814
1.549
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i509
0.969
rev_geocode_mismatch  i178
0.339
dwc_genus_added  i30
0.057
dwc_class_replaced  i29
0.055
dwc_family_added  i29
0.055
dwc_order_added  i29
0.055
dwc_phylum_replaced  i29
0.055
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i29
0.055
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i28
0.053
dwc_taxonrank_added  i15
0.029
dwc_specificepithet_added  i11
0.021
rev_geocode_corrected  i8
0.015
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i5
0.01
dwc_country_replaced  i2
0.004
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i2
0.004
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i1
0.002
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i1
0.002
rev_geocode_failure  i1
0.002
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i1
0.002
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