Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology

439 Calle San Pablo
(805) 388-9944

The WFVZ Bird Museum and Research Center is currently open for museum tours by appointment.

The Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology, a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable corporation, is both a natural history collection specializing in eggs and nests of birds from around the world, and a research and education institution dedicated to bird conservation. The Foundation’s collections are among the largest in the world, and its mission is to contribute to the conservation of the world’s wild bird species through the accessibility of the collections and their data to researchers, educators, students, and the public.

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