Distribution of King Penguins breeding at Volunteer Beach during the guard-stage

The dataset comprises GLS-tracks of 12 King Penguins breeding at Volunteer Beach obtained during the guard stage in February 2001

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Last Updated December 14, 2020, 09:54 (PST)
Created January 30, 2020, 05:22 (PST)
Region Falkland Islands
Language eng
Topic Category Biota; flora and/or fauna in natural environment
Temporal Extent Start 2001-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2001-12-31
Dataset Reference Date 2005
Lineage GLS-trackers were attached to the birds' back in February 2001 using tesa tape. Data were cleaned, processed, analysed and submitted to BirdLife International (Seabird Tracking Database - TOW). Data are available on request to the data owner.
West Longitude -57.8352
South Latitude -51.4824
East Longitude -57.825
North Latitude -51.4732
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 owner
Use Constraints Open, but copyright and/or Intellectual Property Rights apply
Resource Reference Cite data source as: Putz, K. & Y Cherel (2005) The diving behaviour of brooding King Penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) from the Falkland Islands: Variation in dive profiles and synchronous underwater swimming provide new insights into their foraging strategies. Marine Biology 147: 281-290
Data Format excel, mapinfo
Update Frequency not planned
Accuracy On average, individual positional fixes are accurate to within 100 km
Resource Type Dataset
Original Title Hidden (internal use only)
Metadata Date 2017-03-14
Metadata Point of Contact datamanager@saeri.ac.fk
Contact Consent Contact details hidden
Unique Resource ID FK-ART-357

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