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NT Waterbird Colonies Species, Northern Territory, Australia (1990-1990)

Latest version published by CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere on Apr 1, 2019 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 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 20,944 records.

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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 Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 License.

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Occurrence; Observation


Who created the resource:

Chris Moesender

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Chris Moesender

Who filled in the metadata:

Chris Moesender

Who else was associated with the resource:

Dave Watts
OBIS Australia Node Manager
CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere PO Box 1538 7001 Hobart Tasmania AU +61 3 6232 5062

Geographic Coverage

Waterways, Northern Territory, Australia

Bounding Coordinates South West [-15.9, 129.6], North East [-11.95, 136.975]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1990-02-27 / 1999-12-16

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

Alternative Identifiers