Falkland Islands White chinned petrels and Southern Giant Petrels

The data set is a complete census of all colonies of southern giant-petrels within the Falkland Islands in 2004/05 and 2015/16 along with the census of all known colonies of white-chinned petrels within the Falkland Islands which was conducted during the summers of 2004/2005 and 2005/2006. White-chinned petrels were found on Kidney Island or New Island, with a very small colony on Bottom Island in Port William. Southern giant-petrels were found in 38 locations around the islands.

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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 2004-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2016-12-31
Dataset Reference Date 2016
Lineage The data were retrieved from two papers published by Falklands Conservation and available from the responsible organisation on request. T.Reid and N.Huin, 2007 Census of the Southern Giant-Petrel Population of the Falkland Islands 2004/2005; T.Reid and P. Catry, The white-chinned petrel population of the Falkland Islands, April 2006; Stanworth, A. and Crofts, S., 2017, Population status and trends of Southern Giant Petrels (Macronectes giganteus) in the Falkland Islands, Falklands Conservation.
West Longitude -61.4548
South Latitude -52.9257
East Longitude -57.6865
North Latitude -50.9992
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: T.Reid and N.Huin, 2007 Census of the Southern Giant-Petrel Population of the Falkland Islands 2004/2005; T.Reid and P. Catry, The white-chinned petrel population of the Falkland Islands, 2006.; Stanworth, A. and Crofts, S., 2017, Population status and trends of Southern Giant Petrels (Macronectes giganteus) in the Falkland Islands, Falklands Conservation.
Data Format shape, pdf
Update Frequency approx every 10 years from 2015
Accuracy Unknown
Resource Type Dataset
Original Title Hidden (internal use only)
Metadata Date 2020-01-14
Metadata Point of Contact datamanager@saeri.ac.fk
Contact Consent Contact details hidden
Unique Resource ID FK-FC-73

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