Birds (coll. Bonnetain)

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14 April 2020
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This dataset is a databased part of the bird collection from the Musée des Confluences (Lyon) which contains more than 30,000 specimens. The collection of Dr. Hubert Bonnetain were donated to the Musée des Confluences in 2018. It includes ab. 5,400 specimens with 3,500 mounted birds and 2,000 skins, in particular the historic specimens of Hemery, the founder of the Ligue pour la Protection des Oiseaux (LPO) and a diorama worked by Roland Ward. These specimens come from all over the world.

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 5,430 records.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Audibert C, Ortiz-Régy A (2020): Birds (coll. Bonnetain). v1.5. Musée des Confluences. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.gbif.fr/resource?r=bonnetain&v=1.5


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: e44ff4bb-9f72-43d6-b66d-66d00c969380.  Musée des Confluences publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF France.


Occurrence; Birds; Hubert Bonnetain; Specimen; skins; taxidermy


Cédric Audibert
  • Metadata Provider
  • Author
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Musée des Confluences
86 quai Perrache
69002 Lyon
Anaïs Ortiz-Régy
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Musée des Confluences
86 quai Perrache
69002 Lyon
GBIF France
  • Point Of Contact
GBIF France
GBIF France - MNHN Géologie CP48, 43 rue Buffon
75005 Paris

Geographic Coverage


Bounding Coordinates South West [-68.139, -172.969], North East [80.873, 175.781]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1850-01-01 / 2017-01-01

Collection Data

Collection Name Collection Bonnetain
Specimen preservation methods Deep frozen,  Mounted,  Dried

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers e44ff4bb-9f72-43d6-b66d-66d00c969380