University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Ornithology Collection (UTC-UTCB)

Primarily common southeastern US avian species, Approximately 400 Specimens including study skins, nests, wing spreads, and mounted specimens. Approximately 180 passerines with the next highest count being Piciformes with approximately 40 specimens. The oldest specimen dates back to Summer 1968 according to records and we are adding new specimens constantly.

Ornithologist and Collection Manager: David Aborn,
BGE Department Head: Gretchen Potts,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 5c5f4dba-bb0c-4537-a007-3202a841dfc5
Digital Metadata: EML File
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
615 McCallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN   37403
United States
Collection Statistics
  • 403 specimen records
  • 0 georeferenced
  • 396 (98%) identified to species
  • 41 families
  • 100 genera
  • 128 species
  • 128 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics