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Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Bird Collection (Aves) [Vogelcollectie van het Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen]
Semal, P. (2020) Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Bird Collection.

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Notes: In this dataset the records without coordinates (or any location identifier) have been filtered out. Those records will not be found in EMODnet Biology, EurOBIS and OBIS. The original datasets with all the records can be accessed in

The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Bird Collection contains 5242 digitised specimens over 149 taxa (mostly species). This dataset only contains the marine species of the collection. The following classes are included: Aves.

Biology > Birds
Marine/Coastal, Museum collections, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, World Oceans, Aves

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -173,5006; MinLat: -78,1586 - MaxLong: 177,0667; MaxLat: 78,15 [WGS84]
World Oceans [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1800 - 2019

Taxonomic coverage
Aves [WoRMS]

Data collections

Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen (IRScNB/KBIN)data creator
Pauwels, Olivier

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Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2018-07-19
Information last updated: 2022-08-01
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