Description

The RSM has 86,000 small mammals identified from more than 10,000 owl pellet collections across the Canadians grassland region. Pellets also include reptiles, amphibians, birds, and insects but most of these have not been sorted or identified. Most of the pellets were collected from Great Horned Owls and Burrowing Owls between 1997 and 2016.

Taxonomic range

Kingdoms covered include: Animalia.

Geographic range

This collection contains specimens primarily from Saskatchewan and Alberta, Canada, as well as some neighbouring states to the south.

The western most extent of the collection is: -120.322000°

The eastern most extent of the collection is: -98.877000°

The northern most extent of the collection is: 60.283000°

The southern most extent of the collection is: 48.283000°

Number of specimens in the collection

The estimated number of specimens in the Royal Saskatchewan Museum - Owl Pellet Collection is 92,822.

Of these 92,822 are databased. This represents 100.0 % of the collection.

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Metadata last updated on 2020-06-12 19:26:38.0

Digitised records available through the Atlas

The Royal Saskatchewan Museum - Owl Pellet Collection has an estimated 92,822 specimens.
The collection has databased 100.0 % of these (92,822 records).

No database records for this collection can be accessed through the Canadensys Collections.

No records are available for viewing in the Canadensys Collections.

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