ASU Ornithology Collection

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Ornithology Collection

The Ornithology Collection (ASUORC) at the ASU Natural History Collections contains approximately 2,000 specimens representing more than 300 species, with a geographic concentration in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico, with some Neotropical representation as well.

This collection is accessible via the Consortium of Small Vertebrate Collections portal.

Access the ASUORC On-Line Holdings @ CSVColl


Meet the collections staff:
Jay Taylor, Associate Curator of


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Street Address: 734 West Alameda Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282

Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, or by appointment


Please note our new mailing address:

Arizona State University Natural History Collections
P.O. Box 874108
Tempe, AZ 85287-4108