Ornithology

Ornithological collection (stuffed birds, skins, sternums) is one of the largest collections in the  Czech Republic.

The main part of collection consists of stuffed birds and skins of European bird species. Smaller part of collection contains stuffed birds of species from all over the world. Exotic birds were bought from František Holingr (1965). Several collections of exotic bird species were received as a gifts from Moravian schools. European bird species were obtained from Czech private collectors, e.g. Oldřich Lipecký, Zoltán Verbirs, Pavel Matuška and Ladislav Brejcha.

Ornithological collection altogether contains 4100 stuffed birds of almost 700 bird species, 3500 skins and 3000 bones of sternum. Collection of sternum bone is the only one in the Czech Republic.

 

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