This section houses over 55,000 registered and 6,000 unregistered specimens including skins, eggs, skeletons, nests and spirit collections. It has an excellent collection of South Australian species, both historical and recent, a large collection of stomach contents, which is used to determine diets, and an Australia wide collection of eggs. All registered specimens are on a main database, with most of the unregistered specimens on separate databases.
Kingdoms covered include: Animalia.
Number of specimens in the collection
The estimated number of specimens in the South Australian Museum Ornithology Collection is 61,000.
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Metadata last updated on 2018-02-07 09:03:29.0
Digitised records available through the Atlas
The South Australian Museum Ornithology Collection has an estimated 61,000 specimens.
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