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Windmill Islands flying bird data from field work by Jan van Franeker
Entry ID: windmill_flyingbirds_gis166

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Abstract: This dataset contains flying bird data from field work in the Windmill Islands by Jan van Franeker. The locations are Ardery Island and Odbert Island. 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 = 166. 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: van Franeker, J.A. and Harris, U.
Dataset Title: Windmill Islands flying bird data from field work by Jan van Franeker
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2012-07-13
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1984-01-01
Stop Date: 1998-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality The locations of some colonies and South Polar Skua nest sites on Ardery Island were eyed in in February 1998 using as a guide field survey sketches by Dr Jan van Franeker. The locations of colonies on Odbert Island were digitised from a paper (van Franeker, J.A., Bell, P.J. and Montague, T.L. (1990). Birds of Ardery and Odbert Islands, Windmill Islands, Antarctica. Emu 90, 74-80) which was based on field work done in 1984/85 and 1986/87.
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

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 Size: 72 kb
Distribution Format: shapefile
Fees: Free
Phone: +31-(0)317487085
Fax: +31(0)317487362
Email: jan.vanfraneker at
Contact Address:
PO Box 167
City: Den Burg (Texel)
Postal Code: NL 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