miscellaneous & links

On this page we will publish all kind of information about the bird skull collection, the cleaning of skulls and skeletons, various links to other sites, etc. The amount of information on this page shall increase in the near future so please come back soon.

Skull cleaning tutorial

Learn all about cleaning skulls and sceletons by maceration. Click here for a comprehensive tutorial by Wouter van Gestel.


Seabird skulls

"This website deals with one of the most interesting group of birds: the seabirds. Petrels, albatrosses, cormorants, frigatebirds, gulls and more."


Digital Morphology, part of the National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative, develops and serves unique 2D and 3D visualizations of the internal and external structure of living and extinct vertebrates


This site shows bird skeletons of different species, some of which are true pieces of art. (In Dutch)


Skulls and skeletons, in Dutch