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Nest census, Windmill Islands 2002/03

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
Census of Windmill Islands nesting sites for snow petrels, wilson storm petrels, cape petrel and skuas and 3 adelie penguin sites.
This dataset contains locations of bird nests, mostly snow petrels, mapped in the Windmill Islands during the 2002-2003 season. Location of nests were recorded with handheld GPS receivers connected to a pocket PC. more

Original data obtained from http://data.aad.gov.au/digir/DiGIR.php and registered into iOBIS on 2009-02-03. This dataset on OBIS-SEAMAP is a subset of marine mammal, seabird and/or sea turtle records from the dataset on iOBIS (Total number of records: 5056) harvested into OBIS-SEAMAP on 2011-10-11.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Birds
Keywords:
Marine, PSE, Antarctica, Wilkes Land, Budd Coast, Vincennes Bay, Windmill Islands, Fulmarus glacialoides (Smith, 1840), Macronectes giganteus (Gmelin, 1789), Pygoscelis adeliae (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1841)

Geographical coverage
PSE, Antarctica, Wilkes Land, Budd Coast, Vincennes Bay, Windmill Islands

Temporal coverage
12 November 2002 - 16 February 2003

Taxonomic coverage
Fulmarus glacialoides (Smith, 1840) [WoRMS]
Macronectes giganteus (Gmelin, 1789) [WoRMS]
Pygoscelis adeliae (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1841) [WoRMS]

Parameter
Occurrence of biota

Contributors
Australian Antarctic Division (AAD), more Australian Antarctic Division; Australian Antarctic Data Centre, moredata owner

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-SEAMAP: Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, more


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2012-11-19
Information last updated: 2015-08-27
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