The Ornithology Collection contains 5,650 specimens most of which are study skins, in addition to 800 bird egg clutches. This collection was organized in the early 1940's by Eugene P. Odum and his students. The Ornithology Collection is located both on campus at the Georgia Museum of Natural History and off campus at the Annex. Nikki Castleberry, Curator of the Ornithology Collection, regularly accepts student interns each semester for BIOL, ECOL, or FNAR 4261 (Museum of Natural History Internship). Items from the Collection African emerald cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus (“African emerald cuckoo”) was collected in Ethiopia in 1966. Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula (“Baltimore oriole”) is a small blackbird common to North America and namesake of the Baltimore Orioles baseball team. Birds collected by Bent In 2015, the Georgia Museum of Natural History acquired over 80 of the birds Arthur Cleveland Bent collected as part of his comprehensive 21-volume anthology, Life Histories of North American Birds. The specimens in this case are all part of this collection and include his original hand written specimen tags, dating back to 1892. Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata (“Black-capped petrel”) is a small pelagic bird that inhabits the open ocean off the coast of Georgia.