Zoological Museum Amsterdam
The bird collection of the Zoological Museum of the University of Amsterdam (ZMA) holds over 60.000 skins, including 23 holotypes, 112 paratypes and 16 syntypes.
This website presents 3D images of 151 type specimens in the ZMA bird collection. In a new section, the 453 threatened and extinct species in the collection are listed, with detailed notes on their category of threat. Also described is the history of the ZMA bird collection. Specimen records of the complete ZMA bird collection can be browsed or searched for through the GBIF Data Portal.
For questions about the ZMA bird collection, please contact the collection manager, Tineke G. Prins. Technical problems are addressed by the webmaster.