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O_ASSEN - Eurasian oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus, Haematopodidae) breeding in Assen (the Netherlands) [subsampled representation]
Contact: Desmet, Peter ;

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O_ASSEN - Eurasian oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus, Haematopodidae) breeding in Assen (the Netherlands) is a bird tracking dataset published by the Vogelwerkgroep Assen, Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW), Sovon, Radboud University, the University of Amsterdam and the Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO). It contains animal tracking data collected for the study O_ASSEN using trackers developed by the University of Amsterdam Bird Tracking System (UvA-BiTS, The study has been operational in 2018 and 2019. In total 6 individuals of Eurasian oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus) have been tagged as a breeding bird in the city of Assen (the Netherlands), mainly to study space use of oystercatchers breeding in urban areas. Data are uploaded from the UvA-BiTS database to Movebank and from there archived on Zenodo (see No new data are expected. more

This animal tracking dataset is derived from Dijkstra et al. (2022, a deposit of Movebank study 1605797471. Data have been standardized to Darwin Core using the movepub R package and are downsampled to the first GPS position per hour. These data were collected by Bert Dijkstra and Rinus Dillerop from Vogelwerkgroep Assen, in collaboration with the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW), Sovon, Radboud University and the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Funding was provided by the Prins Bernard Cultuurfonds Drenthe, municipality of Assen, IJsvogelfonds (from Birdlife Netherlands and Nationale Postcodeloterij) and the Waterleiding Maatschappij Drenthe. The dataset was published with funding from Stichting NLBIF - Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility.

Biology > Birds
Marine/Coastal, Terrestrial, Altitude, Birds, Birds (marine), Netherlands, Aves

Geographical coverage
Netherlands [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Aves [WoRMS]

more, data creator
Oosterbeek, Kees, data creator
Bouten, Willem, data creator
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Omgeving; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), moredata creator
Desmet, Peter
van der Kolk, Henk-Jan, data creator

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Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Release date: 2022-05-30
Metadatarecord created: 2023-01-23
Information last updated: 2023-01-23
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