Berkeley Sound coastal bird survey from land and boat (July 2017)

Land and boat-based coastal bird survey covering the inner part of Berkeley Sound (west of Strike Off Point, southern shore) and Volunteer Lagoon (northern shore). The coastline was surveyed in 300 metres sections.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Last Updated December 21, 2020, 10:07 (PST)
Created January 30, 2020, 05:23 (PST)
Region Falkland Islands
Language eng
Topic Category Biota; flora and/or fauna in natural environment
Temporal Extent Start 2017-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2017-12-31
Dataset Reference Date 2017
Lineage Data was originated as part of the environmenal baseline survey commissioned by Premier Oil Ltd. The data were collected during a coastal strip transect (300 metres) survey on foot and by boat. The shape file contains the positions of the sightings, derived by handheld GPS, the number of birds counted, and if there were no birds. All the birds are coded and a excel file with codes is provided along with the GIS data layer.
West Longitude -58.1657
South Latitude -51.4678
East Longitude -57.7345
North Latitude -51.5944
Spatial Reference System WGS84
Responsible Organisation Name Hidden (personal data protection)
Contact Mail Address Hidden (personal data protection)
Responsible Party Role Hidden (personal data protection)
Access Limitations Restricted, send data request to data custodian
Use Constraints Restricted, but open subject to limitations and prior agreement with responsible organisation. Copyright must be cited
Data Format excel, shape
Update Frequency not planned
Accuracy GPS locations: 6 metres Sightings and bird identification: high
Resource Type Dataset
Original Title Hidden (internal use only)
Metadata Date 2017-09-03
Metadata Point of Contact
Contact Consent Contact details hidden
Unique Resource ID FK-PREMIER-393

Dataset extent

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