Our bird collection focuses on Queensland and Papua New Guinea regions, documenting an historical record of species distributions, past and present.
Skin, skeleton and spirit collections dating back to the 1870s, including extinct species, provide a valuable reference resource for biological and ecological studies. These holdings are supplemented with more than 5,000 egg clutches and 300 nests.
Taxonomic range: Aves.
Estimated number of specimens: 32,000.