The Academy has reopened the public floor, research collections, labs and offices. As of September 2022, Covid-19 safety protocols remain in effect. Protocols for back-of-house visitors include wearing a mask as well as providing proof of full vaccination (boosted, if eligible). For additional inquiries and to schedule a research visit, contact the collection manager at the email listed below.
Although we make every attempt to provide reliable taxonomic, biological, distribution and ecological data, we cannot guarantee the absolute accuracy of these data. Identifications are provisional and should be verified by direct inspection of the specimens whenever possible. Additionally, we strive to keep up with continuing changes in taxonomy, nomenclature, and geopolitical boundaries, but not all changes may be immediately reflected in the database. We appreciate notification of any errors or inconsistencies in the data. The Department of Ornithology and Mammalogy, the California Academy of Sciences, or any of its staff or associates are not liable for loss or damages resulting from use of these data.