The Museum's Ornithology Collection contains eggs, nests, skeletons, taxidermy, alcohol preserved birds and also tissue used for genetic analysis. The bird specimens are sourced from all over Western Australia as well as Christmas Island and Indonesia. This collection also contains a reference collection of specimens from around Australia and the world.
Donate to the collection
Please view the Terrestrial Zoology department guidelines for donation.
Guidelines for identification
Please view the Terrestrial Zoology department guidelines for identification.
Curator – Ornithology
Phone: (08) 9212 3739