Combining Historical and Modern Data Can Sharpen View of Earth's Biodiversity (image) Florida Museum of Natural History Share Print E-Mail Caption Museum specimens can provide historical baseline data for many species traits. These birds represent three subspecies of the northern Bobwhite, Colinus virginianus. From left to right, they are native to Cuba, Florida and southern Mexico. Credit Florida Museum photo by Rose Roberts Usage Restrictions Credit: Florida Museum photo by Rose Roberts Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.