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Surveys of bird colonies in the Windmill Islands 1998/99 by Jonny Stark and Jeroen Creuwels
Entry ID: windmill_flyingbirds_gis160

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Abstract: This dataset contains bird data from 1998/99 field work in the Windmill Islands by Jonny Stark and Jeroen Creuwels. The locations are Frazier Islands, Ardery Island and Casey Station.
Polygon data represents colony locations.
Point data represents nest locations.
Attributes include the common name of the species.
The data are a subset of the data available for downloading, the data with dataset id = 160. Each feature has a Qinfo value which can be used to access data quality information (see link below).
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.0   S: -67.0   E: 111.0   W: 110.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Creuwels, J. and Stark, J.S.
Dataset Title: Surveys of bird colonies in the Windmill Islands 1998/99 by Jonny Stark and Jeroen Creuwels
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2002-11-04
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-01-01
Stop Date: 1999-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality The locations of some colonies on Nelly Island (Frazier Islands), a South Polar Skua nest site on Dewart Island (Frazier Islands) and some South Polar Skua nest sites on Ardery Island were eyed in using as a guide field survey sketches by Jeroen Creuwels in June 1999. The locations of some further colonies on the Frazier Islands, a Southern Giant-petrel nest site on Dewart Island (Frazier ... View entire text
Access Constraints The data are available from the provided URLs.
Southern giant petrel colonies are excluded due to sensitivity to disturbance.
Contact the Australian Antarctic Data Centre for access to the southern giant petrel colony data.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: Shapefiles
Fees: Free
Phone: +31-(0)222-369758
Fax: +31-(0)222-319235
Email: J.C.S.Creuwels at
Contact Address:
PO Box 167
Marine and coastal zone research
City: Den Burg (Texel)
Postal Code: 179AD
Country: The Netherlands
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-08-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24