Image: Oldest specimen in Ornithology database
The oldest specimen in the Ornithology Collection database is this Northern Pintail duck, collected on 5 September 1828 in Mosko, Sweden. The Australian Museum received it as part of an exchange of specimens and it was entered into the collection register in September 1879.
- Jaynia Sladek
- © Australian Museum
Registration numer A.7080 Anas acuta acuta (Northern Pintail), study skin.
Image taken 23 June 2010 by Jaynia Sladek specifically for the Ornithology website.