Waterbird observations in Lake Victoria wetlands, south Kenya coast and Tana River dams (Kenya) in 1995

Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ)

Dataset credit

OBIS and OBIS Kenya

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ)
Secondary contact Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute Mombasa Centre (KMFRI)
Secondary contact Nina Wambiji Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute Mombasa Centre (KMFRI)

Citation

Nasirwa O.; Oyugi J.; Jackson C.; Lens L.; Bennun L.; Seys J.; Department of Ornithology, National Museums of Kenya; Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute: Kenya; (2016): Waterbird observations in Lake Victoria wetlands, south Kenya coast and Tana River dams (Kenya) in 1995. https://doi.org/10.14284/175
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ). 2020. Waterbird observations in Lake Victoria wetlands, south Kenya coast and Tana River dams (Kenya) in 1995. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103152426) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from OBIS (https://obis.org/dataset/4cb74e1a-2403-4480-bdf8-3bf308813b22)

Abstract

Count of observed waterbirds during a survey in Kenya in 1995. The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Nasirwa, O.; Oyugi, J.; Jackson, C.; Lens, L.; Bennun, L.; Seys, J. (1995). Surveys of waterbirds in Kenya, 1995: Lake Victoria wetlands, south Kenya coast and Tana River dams. Centre for Biodiversity Research Reports: Ornithology, 20. National Museums of Kenya: Nairobi. 22 pp.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

This dataset was downloaded from OBIS (https://obis.org/). The records for only marine mammals, seabirds, sea turtles and rays and sharks were extracted. Records with no longitude/latitude or no date (eventDate) were excluded.
OBIS dataset page:
https://obis.org/dataset/4cb74e1a-2403-4480-bdf8-3bf308813b22
Data Provider's dataset page:
http://ipt.vliz.be/kmfri/resource?r=waterbird_survey_kenya_1996

References

Nasirwa O.; Oyugi J.; Jackson C.; Lens L.; Bennun L.; Seys J.; Department of Ornithology, National Museums of Kenya; Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute: Kenya; (2016): Waterbird observations in Lake Victoria wetlands, south Kenya coast and Tana River dams (Kenya) in 1995. https://doi.org/10.14284/175

Attributes

Overview

This section explains attributes included in the original dataset. OBIS-SEAMAP restricts the attributes available to the public to date/time, lat/lon and species names/counts only. Should you need other attributes described here, you are encouraged to contact the data provider.

Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
All attributes are included in the downloadable file (CSV or ESRI File Geodatabase) for "Complete Set of Dataset".

Attributes in dataset

Attribute (table column)Description
oidInternal ID
idRecord ID
dataset_idDataset ID
scientificnameScientific name
vernacularnameVernacular name
aphiaidAphia ID
taxonranktaxononic rank
individualcountGroup size / individual count
eventdateEvent date (precision varies)
eventtimeEvent time
decimallatitudeLatitude in decimal degrees
decimallongitudeLongitude in decimal degrees
coordinateprecisionCoordinate precision
catalognumberCatalog number
collectioncodeCollection code
occurrencestatusOccurrence status
basisofrecordBasis of record (HumanObservation / MachineObservation)
modifiedDate/time the record was modified
node_idNode ID
occurrenceidOccurrence ID
occurrenceremarksOccurrence remarks
eventidEvent ID
institutioncodeInstitution code
lifestageLife stage
sexGender of the animal if known
speciesSpecies by provider
datasetidDataset ID by provider
countryCountry
localityLocation of ocean
waterbodyDetails of ocean
droppedFlag indicating the record was dropped (always false)
absenceFlag indicating the record represents the absence of the species (always false)
marineFlag indicating the record is for marine life (always true)
OBIS-SEAMAP ID103152426
Seabirds76
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles0
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total76
Date, Begin1995-02-05
Date, End1995-03-26
Temporal prec.110000
Latitude-4.64 - -0.12
Longitude34.13 - 40.15
Coord. prec.6 decimal digits
PlatformVarious
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Traveled (km)0
0
Contr. throughiOBIS
Registered2020-06-30
Updated2021-02-05
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
Also available in None
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