Iowa Lakeside Laboratory Avian Collection

Latest version published by Iowa Lakeside Laboratory on Dec 29, 2022 Iowa Lakeside Laboratory
Publication date:
29 December 2022
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Iowa Lakeside Laboratory
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The bird specimen collection at Iowa Lakeside Laboratory contains 362 specimens collected between 1835 and 2016 mainly in North America (n=226). This collection was digitized as part of the Iowa Lakeside Lab Dark Data project and contains images and records for 362 specimens.

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 362 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.


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

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Iowa Lakeside Laboratory Dark Data (2022): Iowa Lakeside Laboratory Avian Collection - simple DarwinCore records. Iowa State University. Dataset.


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Iowa Lakeside Laboratory. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 738de9a9-1871-4fc9-a755-8ca3724bec46.  Iowa Lakeside Laboratory publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.




Lori Biederman
  • Originator
Adjunct Associate Professor
Iowa State University
Heather Campbell
  • Metadata Provider
Metadata Management Librarian
Iowa State University Library
Wesley Teal
  • Metadata Provider
Metadata Librarian
Iowa State University Library
Iowa State University Library
Custodian steward / Point of Contact
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Megan O'Donnell
  • Custodian Steward
  • Point Of Contact
Data Services Librarian
Iowa State University Library

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class Aves (Birds)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1835-07-14 / 2016-01-24

Additional Metadata

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