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Curator: Prof. DSc Zlatozar Boev

National Museum of Natural History
1 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd
1000 Sofia

phone: (+359 87) 7089048

Birds — Spirit Preserved Collection

Birds — Spirit Preserved Collection

It numbers 44 spirit/formalin preserved specimens of birds, mainly of embryos, juveniles and anatomical abnormalities.

Contains specimens of bearded vulture, Himalayan monals, other species of pheasants, etc.

It was established by Dr Paul Leverkühn. The oldest specimen was prepared in 1887.

It is stored in a part of the Palaeontology Hall in the main building of the museum.