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Comparative Faunal Collections

There are a number of comparative faunal collections at the Burke Museum available for research. It may be possible to coordinate your use of collections from multiple divisions so be sure to let us know if you are contacting additional collections managers. See the websites and contact information for the other Burke divisions below.


Birds

Burke Museum Ornithology
Contact:   Rob Faucett, Collections Manager
                 rfaucett@u.washington.edu
                 (206) 543-1668
Collection Notes:  Skeletal specimens are cataloged in an online database.

Mammals

Burke Museum Mammalogy
Contact:   Jeff Bradley, Collections Manager
                 jebrad@u.washington.edu
                 (206) 685-7417

Burke Museum Archaeology (small mammal collection)
Contact:   Laura Phillips, Collections Manager
                 lphill@u.washington.edu
                 (206) 685-3849
Collection Notes:  Skeletal specimens are cataloged in an online database.

Reptiles and Amphibians

Burke Museum Herpetology
Habitat Program, Science Team, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia
Contact:   Dr. Marc P. Hayes, Senior Research Scientist
                 hayesmph@dfw.wa.gov
                 (360) 902-2567
Collection Notes: Skeletal specimens partially cataloged.  Specimens include sea turtles , turtles and tortoises , snakes , lizards, frogs and toads, crocodilians, and salamanders. 

Fish

Burke Museum Fish Collection
Contact:   Katherine Maslenikov, Collections Manager
                 pearsonk@u.washington.edu
                 (206) 543-3816
Collection Notes:  Skeletal specimens are currently not cataloged.