Arizona State University Ornithology Collection (ASU-ASUORC)

The Ornithology Collection at the ASU Natural History Collections contains approximately 2,000 specimens representing more than 300 species, with a geographic concentration in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. To date, approximately half of the collection has been digitized and is accessible in the portal.
Contacts: Nico Franz (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 87196e60-6000-4e05-989f-c2a90b78f9f9
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 1,094 specimen records
  • 119 (11%) georeferenced
  • 1,041 (95%) identified to species
  • 72 families
  • 248 genera
  • 386 species
  • 395 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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