Institutional Collection: Birds

Collection Information

Institution Name: 
CollectionCode: 
BIR
Status of Collection: 
Active
Accession Status: 
Institutional
Collection Description: 

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.

Collection Content Type: 
Biological: Preserved organisms, their parts & products
Biological: Animal-derived (skins, eggs, feathers, etc.)
Preservation Type: 
Sample Treatment: Dried
Sample Treatment: Skeletonized
Sample Treatment: Tanned
Access Eligibility and Rules: 
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LSID: 
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Cool URI: 
http://grbio.org/cool/q666-97xk

Collection's Mailing Address

Mailing Address 1: 
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Mailing Address 2: 
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Mailing Address 3: 
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City/Town: 
South Brisbane
State/Province: 
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Postal/Zip Code: 
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Country: 
Australia

Collection Contact Information

Primary Contact: 
  • Created: 22 May 2016 - 7:13pm EDT
  • Updated: 23 May 2016 - 11:41am EDT
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