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Birds Occurrence Data in Kenya

Latest version published by Kenya Wildlife Service on Jan 15, 2019 Kenya Wildlife Service

Birds occurrence data in Kenya.

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 89,632 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.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 89,632 records in English (3 MB) - Update frequency: annually
Metadata as an EML file download in English (8 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Mukeka J, Hongo P (2018): Birds Occurrence Data in Kenya. v1.4. Kenya Wildlife Service. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=birds_nk&v=1.4

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Kenya Wildlife Service. 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: d1e8a7af-097a-4ca8-aa91-62d3ff834711.  Kenya Wildlife Service publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Participant Node Managers Committee.

Keywords

Occurrence; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Joseph Mukeka
Senior Scientist GIS and Database
Kenya Wildlife Service P. O. Box 40241 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
Peter Hongo
Senior GIS Technician
Kenya Wildlife Service P. O. Box 40241 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Patrick Omondi
Director- Biodiversity Research and Planning
Kenya Wildlife Service P. O. Box 40241 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
Joseph Mukeka
Senior Scientist GIS and Database
Kenya Wildlife Service P. O. Box 40241 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE

Who filled in the metadata:

Peter Hongo
Senior GIS Technician
Kenya Wildlife Service P. O. Box 40241 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE

Who else was associated with the resource:

Point Of Contact
Patrick Omondi
Director - Biodiversity Research and Planning
Kenya Wildlife Service P. O. Box 40241 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
Originator
Paul Matiku
Executive Director
Nature Kenya P.O. Box 44486 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE

Geographic Coverage

Republic of Kenya

Bounding Coordinates South West [-5, 33.8], North East [5, 42]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2017-06-01 / 2018-05-16

Project Data

Birds occurrence data in Kenya between June 2017 to May 2018

Title Kenya Bird Map Occurrence Data
Funding From donor support
Study Area Description National surveys in the Republic of Kenya

The personnel involved in the project:

User
Paul Gacheru

Sampling Methods

Transects within focal areas

Study Extent National
Quality Control Data is processed for quality purposes by expert from the National Museums of Kenya. Training on how count birds is carried out.

Method step description:

  1. The exercise is carried out two times in a year - wet and dry season

Additional Metadata

Purpose To know National birds abundance.
Maintenance Description Bi-annual counts
Alternative Identifiers http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=birds_nk