Ornithology Team & Contact

Photo: B Garrett
Photo: B Garrett

Contact Us

Hello! Please fill out the Ornithology contact form for questions, general information about the collection, and to inquire about the loan of traditional specimens.

Contact Ornithology

For the loan of tissue specimens, please contact Genetic Resources.

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Mailing Address

Burke Museum, Ornithology
University of Washington
Box 353010
Seattle, WA 98195

Shipping Address & Location

Burke Museum, Ornithology
4303 Memorial Way NE 
Seattle, WA 98195

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Collections Managers

Madison Mayfield

Assistant Collections Manager


Emeritus Curator

Sievert Rohwer
Curator Emeritus of Birds
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Adjunct Curator

P. Dee Boersma
Adjunct Curator of Ornithology

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Support Ornithology

Your gift makes it possible! We couldn't do what we do without generous donor support for collections care, research and public outreach. 

Photo: Rachel Ormiston/Burke Museum
Photo: Rachel Ormiston/Burke Museum