Ornithology

Collections

  • About 150,000 bird specimens, as flat skins, specimens in alcohol, mounted specimens and skeletons.
    J. Snoeks
  • Around 250 species and sub-species of birds are represented by types; these types are the reference basis for a scientific name (taxon).
    J. Snoeks

More information about the collections

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Prionops alberti, a remarkable species endemic to the Albertine Rift.
(2 skins in the RMCA collection)

 

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