Falkland Islands Island-wide Census Gentoo Penguin

The data series consists mainly of field counts, photographs and transect/area density methods were used to derive island-wide estimates of breeding pairs of Gentoo penguin in the Falkland Islands. Counts were conducted during October to December.

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Last Updated December 21, 2020, 09:58 (PST)
Created January 30, 2020, 05:19 (PST)
Region Falkland Islands
Language eng
Topic Category Biota; flora and/or fauna in natural environment
Temporal Extent Start 1995-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2010-12-31
Dataset Reference Date 2010
Lineage Repeated field counts of colonies by single or paired observers were used to derive an estimate of either 'apparently occupied nests' (breeding pairs).Counts were conducted during October to December.
West Longitude -61.27
South Latitude -52.9
East Longitude -57.74
North Latitude -51.01
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: Baylis 2012. 2010 Archipelago-wide census of gentoo and rockhopper penguins breeding at the Falkland Islands. Report to Falkland Conservation.
Data Format shape
Update Frequency approx every 10 years from 2010
Accuracy Accuracy is low and can't be estimated properly. Points were drawn directly on a map and GPS was never used
Resource Type Dataseries
Original Title Hidden (internal use only)
Metadata Date 2014-06-26
Metadata Point of Contact datamanager@saeri.ac.fk
Unique Resource ID FK-FC-69

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