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DMNS Bird Collection (Arctos)

Specimen Records: 50,635
Media Records: 79
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-10-06

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
  • 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  i49287
97.338
geopoint_datum_error  i37286
73.637
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i31723
62.65
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i31723
62.65
dwc_datasetid_added  i18525
36.585
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i18525
36.585
dwc_taxonid_added  i18525
36.585
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i18525
36.585
gbif_canonicalname_added  i18525
36.585
gbif_genericname_added  i18525
36.585
gbif_taxon_corrected  i18525
36.585
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i18524
36.583
dwc_phylum_replaced  i18516
36.568
dwc_order_replaced  i18089
35.724
dwc_class_replaced  i18088
35.722
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i17714
34.984
dwc_kingdom_added  i15623
30.854
dwc_multimedia_added  i15570
30.749
gbif_vernacularname_added  i15445
30.503
gbif_reference_added  i9409
18.582
dwc_family_replaced  i5124
10.119
dwc_genus_replaced  i4648
9.179
geopoint_datum_missing  i4562
9.01
taxon_match_failed  i3322
6.561
dwc_continent_replaced  i2943
5.812
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i2902
5.731
geopoint_low_precision  i2564
5.064
rev_geocode_eez  i1624
3.207
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i649
1.282
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i504
0.995
scientificname_added  i478
0.944
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i389
0.768
rev_geocode_mismatch  i179
0.354
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i53
0.105
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i32
0.063
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i30
0.059
rev_geocode_corrected  i7
0.014
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i4
0.008
dwc_country_replaced  i2
0.004
rev_geocode_failure  i2
0.004
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i2
0.004
dwc_class_added  i1
0.002
dwc_family_added  i1
0.002
dwc_taxonrank_added  i1
0.002
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i1
0.002
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i1
0.002
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