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  • Ornithology 341900 MCZ Ornithology
  • Mergus merganser americanus
  • partial skeleton (dry)
  • Ossining
  • North America: United States: New York: Westchester
  • 13/2/1884
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Mergus merganser americanus Cassin, 1852
Animalia Chordata Vertebrata Aves Neornithes Anseriformes Anseres Anatidae Mergus merganser americanus
Common Merganser
Identified by Catalog
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: Catalog
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: New York
County: Westchester
Specific Locality: Ossining
Verbatim Locality: North America, USA, New York, Westchester, Ossining
Locality Remarks: Sing Sing pre 1901
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 41° 9´ 46´´ N 73° 51´ 43´´ W (Datum: unknown) , Error: 0 m
[no agent data]; 2010-12-12; Source: unknown
Collecting Date: 13/2/1884
previous number: 211
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial skeleton (dry) unchecked in collection 1
Remarks: Preparation Description: sternum | Data Checked: specimen - June 2009 DTT |
Media of type 3D model, MCZ:Orn:341900 Identified as Mergus merganser americanus.

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Media of type text, Ornithology 341876;341877;341879;341880;341881;341882;341883;341884;341885;341886;341887;341889;341890;341891;341895;341896;341897;341900. Description:MCZ Ornithology Skeletal Collection bones-340001, pg.79

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MCZ Ornithology Skeletal Collection bones-340001, pg.79