SDNHM Birds Collection

Project name: Global Biodiversity Information Facility datasets

Dataset summary : The San Diego Natural History Museum Birds Collection has grown into a major resource on bird species of western North America, including Baja California. Its taxonomic coverage includes 90% of the world's bird families, a coverage extended by the museum's status as a repository for specimens from the San Diego Zoo. The department produced the San Diego County Bird Atlas (, published in 2004 and based on field work from March 1997 through February 2002.