Field Museum of Natural History (Zoology) Bird Egg Collection

Latest version published by Field Museum on Jul 22, 2019 Field Museum

The Field Museum's Bird Division egg and nest collections contains more than 500,000 data-rich specimens, our worldwide collections receive heavy use by US and international visitors and borrowers.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 20,992 records. 1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    20992
  • Multimedia 
    1123

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 20,992 records in English (2 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (5 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (5 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Field Museum. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 43e0bba3-9edb-4b00-b490-84924e55a222.  Field Museum publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Sharon Grant
1400 South Lake Shore Drive 60605 Chicago IL US
http://fieldmuseum.org/users/sharon-grant

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Sharon Grant
1400 South Lake Shore Drive 60605 Chicago IL US
http://fieldmuseum.org/users/sharon-grant

Who filled in the metadata:

Ben Marks
Collection Manager
Field Museum of Natural History 1400
http://fieldmuseum.org/users/ben-marks

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Shannon Hackett
Associate Curator of Zoology, Birds
Field Museum of Natural History 1400
http://fieldmuseum.org/users/shannon-hackett

Geographic Coverage

Global

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]