BMHS Birds Collection

Latest version published by The Barbados Museum and Historical Society on Sep 21, 2018 The Barbados Museum and Historical Society

This data set provides biodiversity information on the bird collection at the Barbados Museum and Historical Society

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 42 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

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Data as a DwC-A file download 42 records in English (6 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
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Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Perry Z (2018): BMHS Birds Collection. v1.3. The Barbados Museum and Historical Society. Dataset/Occurrence. https://cloud.gbif.org/bid/resource?r=bmhsbirdscollection&v=1.3

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is The Barbados Museum and Historical Society. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 5617e0b7-fb48-4f20-865f-e0be14c5f349.  The Barbados Museum and Historical Society publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Participant Node Managers Committee.

Keywords

Occurrence; birds; BMHS

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Zuwena Perry
Project Assistant
Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown BB

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Zuwena Perry
Project Assistant
Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown BB
Kerron Hamblin
Natural History Curator
Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown BB

Who filled in the metadata:

Zuwena Perry
Project Assistant
Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown BB

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Zuwena Perry
Project Assistant
Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown BB

Geographic Coverage

The Barbados Museum and Historical Society is located within the Barbados UNESCO World Heritage site of Bridgetown and it's Garrison. Formerly a military prison for the British, it was converted to a museum in 1933.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, -180]

Taxonomic Coverage

All specimens were identified to family or species using various resources to verify the taxonomic data.

Genus  Himantipus,  Limosa,  Calidris,  Catopropheus,  Stema,  Corcethia,  Arenaria,  Pluvailis,  Chorodata,  Gallinola,  Numenius,  Tern,  Leucophaeus,  Falco,  Padion,  Tyrannus,  Coereba,  Butorides,  Loxigilla,  Quiscalus,  Zenaida,  Eulampis

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1930-1999

Project Data

This data set houses information regarding the birds in the Natural History Collection at the Barbados museum and Historical Society

Title Improving Biodiversity data accessibility in the Caribbean countries of Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados and Suriname
Identifier BID-CA2016-0006-REG
Funding This project is possible through a grant from GBIF
Study Area Description These birds are species which have been found on the island and are either native or migratory to Barbados.
Design Description This research was conducted to get an idea of what birds can be found in Barbados, the types of migratory birds which visit the shores and to provide data for future reference.

The personnel involved in the project:

Zuwena Perry

Sampling Methods

For the BMHS, there is no field sampling. Specimens are donated to the museum.

Study Extent The extent of this study is confined to the collections which have already been donated to the Barbados Museum.

Method step description:

  1. Each specimen has an ownership record, is classified, photographed and entered into the database.

Collection Data

Collection Name BMHS Bird Collection
Specimen preservation methods Mounted

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 5617e0b7-fb48-4f20-865f-e0be14c5f349
https://cloud.gbif.org/bid/resource?r=bmhsbirdscollection