Description

Specimens of rare and extinct Australian and international bird species. Historical Australian collections from 1860s onwards.

Taxonomic range

Representation of 95% of bird families.

Kingdoms covered include: Animalia.

Geographic range

Australian, primarily New South Wales. The collections also have a good representation of specimens from New Guinea, New Zealand and the southwest Pacific.

Number of specimens in the collection

The estimated number of specimens in the Australian Museum Ornithology Collection is 70,000.

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Metadata last updated on 2010-10-18 08:25:50.0

Location

6 College Street
Sydney
New South Wales 2010
Australia

Contact

Walter Boles
Collection Manager
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Membership

Member of Council of Heads of Australian Faunal Collections (CHAFC)

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