The Musee de la Vallee of Barcelonnette holds an important collection of mounted birds specimens started by Joseph Adolphe Caire (1809-1884) during the 19th century and completed by Emile Chabrand (1843-1893) who travelled around the world. The Caire-Chabrand Collection houses 880 specimens representing 487 species of birds, collected in all continents but mainly in France and Europe. One extinct species, the Passenger Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius), is represented by an adult male.
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 880 records.
1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Gouraud C. Inventory of the Caire-Chabrand Collection (Musée de la Vallée, Barcelonnette, France).
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This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: d4d77b21-464f-4e05-91ba-f6ebab042655. Musée de la Vallée (Barcelonnette) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF France.
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|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|