Yale Peabody Museum - Vertebrate Zoology (Ornithology) (YPM-VZO)

The bird collection in the Yale Peabody Museum's Division of Vertebrate Zoology is among the most comprehensive in North America, with international and historic significance in several areas. The Division's affiliated William Robertson Coe Ornithology Library has an extensive nonlending research and teaching collection of books and journals.

Division of Vertebrate Zoology: Kristof Zyskowski, ristof.zyskowski@yale.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 21 November 2023
IPT / DwC-A Source:
YPMVZO-DwC-import-2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Yale University Peabody Museum
Cite this collection:
Yale Peabody Museum - Vertebrate Zoology (Ornithology). Occurrence dataset (ID: 91c0fab1-97a7-4689-8d9f-82b3771c440d) accessed via the New Brunswick Museum Collections Portal, /portal, 2024-07-20).
Collection Statistics
  • 203 specimen records
  • 198 (98%) georeferenced
  • 109 (54%) with images (375 total images)
  • 202 (100%) identified to species
  • 23 families
  • 49 genera
  • 33 species
  • 72 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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