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MCZ Ornithology 337599

Passer domesticus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

2007-02-07

North America: United States: Massachusetts: Worcester | West Brookfield

Current Identification
Passer domesticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Animalia Chordata Vertebrata Aves Neornithes Passeriformes Oscines Ploceidae
Common Name(s): GorriĆ³n casero; House Sparrow; moineau domestique
Determiner: Catalog
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: Catalog

Part Condition Disposition Count
skin (dry) unchecked unknown 1 History
tissue (frozen) unknown on loan 1 History
tissue (frozen: vapor phase nitrogen) good in collection 1 History (7)
Remarks: muscle; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2014-09-30
¬ Subsample: DNA (frozen) good History (3) deaccessioned - used up 1
tissue (frozen: vapor phase nitrogen) good in collection 1 History (3)
Remarks: liver and heart; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2014-09-30

Attribute Value Determination On
molt condition mod. molt - upper back [no agent data]
ossification skull 100% ossified [no agent data]
stomach contents stomach 30% full; seeds & grit [no agent data]
unformatted measurements WL = 75.5 mm; Tr = 19.25 mm; Tl = 54 mm [no agent data]
weight 27.5 [no agent data]
Remarks: (thawed)

  • None

  • General Description: tip of bill damaged; right P9 - tip broken | Ossification: skull 100% ossified |

  • None

  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Massachusetts
  • County:
  • Worcester
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/1003038 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • West Brookfield
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • USA, MA, Worcester Co., W. Brookfield
  • Locality Remarks:
  • in yard by town common
  • Georeference:
  • 42.5829080, -72.261216 (Error radius: 2405m) By: Brendan Haley on 2019-03-26 (Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2019-03-26)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Method:
  • salvaged
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 2007-02-07
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 7 Feb. 2007
  • Collecting Event Remarks:
  • found dead in snow
  • Collector:
  • [no agent data]

  • None

  • None

  • Deaccessions:
    • Deaccessioned

  • None