Collection of Ornithology of the Museum of Zoology, Mexico (ECOSUR-CH)

Museum of Zoology
El Colegio de la Frontera Sur - Chetumal
Av. Centenario km 5.5
77000 Chetumal, Quintana Roo
Phone: (983) 835 0440
Fax (983) 835 0454

M.C. Carmen Pozo de la Tijera
Department of Terrestrial Ecology and Systematics
Phone: (983) 835 0440 ext 4301

The Ornithology Collection of the Museum of Zoology is represented by species from the southern and central zone of Quintana Roo, including the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve and the Manti Sanctuary in Chetumal Bay; in addition to the Cancun-Tulum tourist corridor and the island of Cozumel in the northern zone of the State. It also has samples from the state of Campeche including the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve, the Hampolol Biological Station and the Region of Los Petenes.

This Ornithology Collection has 543 specimens, pertaining to 29 families, 112 genera and 147 species of birds and pertains to the SNIB.

Museum of Zoology

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