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Northern Territory Seabird colonies

Latest version published by CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere on Jun 3, 2018 CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere

Quantitative ground and aerial surveys of shorebirds, and significant breeding colonies for the Top End of the Northern Territory (NT), sourced from the Parks and Wildlife Service of the Northern Territory (PWSNT). At time of collating this report, some gaps were apparent in the data provided. Data exist from 1990-1999, but records from 2000-2003 are missing.

Data source from TERN geoserver - layer acef-default:NTSeaBirdColoniesSpecies3

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 287 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.


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Data as a DwC-A file download 287 records in English (19 KB) - Update frequency: not planned
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Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)


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The publisher and rights holder of this work is CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 141682ad-290d-42c1-936d-0a7209147b1c.  CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Atlas of Living Australia.


Occurrence; Observation


Who created the resource:

Chris Moeseneder

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Chris Moeseneder

Who filled in the metadata:

Dave Watts
OBIS Australia Data manager
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere PO Box 1538 7001 Hobart Tasmania AU +61 (3) 6232 5062

Who else was associated with the resource:

Dave Watts

Geographic Coverage

Northern Territory, Australia

Bounding Coordinates South West [-16.163, 129.817], North East [-10.892, 137.542]

Taxonomic Coverage


Class  Aves

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1990-01-01 / 1999-01-01

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

Alternative Identifiers 141682ad-290d-42c1-936d-0a7209147b1c