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University of Wisconsin Zoological Museum
Madison, Wisconsin   USA

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Choose your search criteria from the dropdown lists for the following fields. Geographic fields are hierarchical. That is, in order to search by Country, you must first choose a Continent; to search by State/Province, you must first choose a Country.

Notice: Currently, skeletal material may be disproportionately represented due to the incomplete computerization of study skins and fluid specimens. For inquiries regarding additional study skins or fluid specimens not recovered by a search, contact the Museum staff.





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*Searches not allowed on "Prep Type" alone, only in conjunction with at least one other field.

Taxonomic authority: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, E. C. Dickinson, ed., Third Edition, 2003 (Some modification of this taxonomy may have been made at the discretion of the Curator of this collection.)


Disclaimer: The specimen databases are a work in progress. This interface is designed to initiate, not to complete, inquiry. Museum staff are continually adding, verifying, and updating specimen records. Data displayed here should be confirmed by UWZM curators through the Registrar.

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