Holotype specimen for the Gunnison Sage Grouse

When the Gunnison sage grouse was described as a new species in 2000, it was the first new species of bird from the United States described in 100 years. The Museum’s ornithology collection houses the holotype and paratype for this species.

Garth M. Spellman, PhD

Director of Zoology & Health Sciences, Curator of Ornithology

Andrew Doll, MS

Zoology Collections Manager

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