Museum Collections and Research

Museum Specimens - Birds

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There are hundreds of thousands of bird specimens in Field Museum's collections. Take a look at some of the ways these specimens are prepared and stored so that scientists and researchers can access and study them!

Birds in Drawer

Any good organization system needs a good storage solution, and Field Museum has lots of storage space!

This image shows just a few of the hundreds of shelves in the Museum's bird collections in which bird specimens are organized and preserved.