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CURLEW_VLAANDEREN - Eurasian curlews (Numenius arquata, Scolopacidae) breeding in Flanders (Belgium)
Spanoghe, Geert, Janssens, Kjell, Nijs, Griet, Milotic, Tanja, & Desmet, Peter. (2022). CURLEW_VLAANDEREN - Eurasian curlews (Numenius arquata, Scolopacidae) breeding in Flanders (Belgium) [Data set].
Contact: Spanoghe, Geert

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CURLEW_VLAANDEREN - Eurasian curlews (Numenius arquata, Scolopacidae) breeding in Flanders (Belgium) is a bird tracking dataset published by the Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO). It contains animal tracking data collected by the LifeWatch GPS tracking network for large birds ( for the project/study CURLEW_VLAANDEREN, using trackers developed by Ornitela ( The study has been operational since 2020. In total 5 individuals of Eurasian curlew (Numenius arquata) have been tagged at several locations in Flanders (Belgium), mainly to study their habitat use and migration behaviour. more

Data are automatically synced with Movebank and from there periodically archived on Zenodo (see

This dataset was collected using infrastructure provided by INBO and funded by Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) as part of the Belgian contribution to LifeWatch. Additional funding was provided by Provincie Vlaams-Brabant and Natuurpunt Studie.

The DOI in the citation represents all versions. To find the DOI of the different versions, go to the Zenodo record.

Biology > Birds
Marine/Coastal, Fresh water, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Animal behaviour, Breeding grounds, Breeding habitats, Tagging, Tracking, Belgium, Flanders, Numenius arquata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Geographical coverage
Belgium, Flanders [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 2020 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Numenius arquata (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]

Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Omgeving; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), moredata creator
Spanoghe, Geert
Janssens, Kjell
Milotic, Tanja
Desmet, Peter

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2021-12-02
Information last updated: 2023-04-07
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