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ncf-birds-nigeria

Latest version published by Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) on Jun 24, 2019 Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF)

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) is the premier Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) dedicated to nature conservation and sustainable development in Nigeria. Years in action, NCF has maintained the lead in promoting biodiversity conservation, with repository data record ranging from birds to other flora and fauna: The sources of NCF Bird data, are basically from it conservation activities across Nigeria; thus, making NCF an institutional symbol of natural resource management in Nigeria. Through its conservation projects, the foundation is managing unique nature conservation sites, that provide flora and fauna resource materials for biological research and evidence on ecosystem service and stability. NCF has it's National Secretariat located at the Lekki Conservation Centre in Lagos Nigeria. The dataset presently holds 153 records of birds collected between 2018-2019 which consist of 38 families, 67 genera and 75 species.

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 152 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 152 records in English (10 KB) - Update frequency: monthly
Metadata as an EML file download in English (11 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (8 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:

Onoja J, Dazi J (2019): ncf-birds-nigeria. v1.1. Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF). Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=ncf-birds-nigeria&v=1.1

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF). This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 26e549a9-07f7-48b1-a289-7f7f08cc6377.  Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Nigeria.

Keywords

Occurrence; Observation Birds Biodiversity

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Joseph Onoja
Director Technical Programmes
Nigerian Conservation Foundation Km. 19, Lekki-Epe Expressway Lagos Nigeria 106104 Lagos Lagos NG +2348069211645
Joshua Dazi
Project Volunteer
Nigerian Conservation Foundation Km. 19, Lekki-Epe Expressway Lagos Nigeria 106104 Lagos Lagos NG +2348060761260

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Joseph Onoja
Director Technical Programmes
Nigerian Conservation Foundation Km. 19, Lekki-Epe Expressway Lagos Nigeria 106104 Lagos Lagos NG +2348069211645
Joshua Dazi
Project Volunteer
Nigerian Conservation Foundation Km. 19, Lekki-Epe Expressway Lagos Nigeria 106104 Lagos Lagos NG +2348060761260

Who filled in the metadata:

Joshua Dazi
Project Volunteer
Nigerian Conservation Foundation Km. 19, Lekki-Epe Expressway Lagos Nigeria 106104 NG +2348060761260
Joseph Onoja
Director Technical Programmes
Nigerian Conservation Foundation Km. 19, Lekki-Epe Expressway Lagos Nigeria 106104 Lagos Lagos NG +2348069211645

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Joshua Dazi
Project Volunteer
Nigerian Conservation Foundation Km. 19, Lekki-Epe Expressway Lagos Nigeria 106104 Lagos Lagos NG +2348060761260
Joseph Onoja
Director Technical Programmes
Nigerian Conservation Foundation Km. 19, Lekki-Epe Expressway Lagos Nigeria 106104 Lagos Lagos NG +2348069211645

Geographic Coverage

Nigeria

Bounding Coordinates South West [4.303, 2.549], North East [13.923, 14.238]

Taxonomic Coverage

Nigerian Birds Species Recorded by Nigerian Conservation Foundation

Species  Eurystomus glaucurus (Broad billed Roller),  Streptopelia senegalensis (Laughing Dove),  Milvus migrans (Yellow-billed Kite),  Egretta gularis (Western Reef Heron),  Pycnonotus barbatus (Common Bulbul)

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 2018-2019

Sampling Methods

In the research design, records of birds observed were digitized directly into Darwin Core spreadsheet by the project team. The data cleaning was done using OpenRefine software. In the process of digitization, images of birds sighted were taken with a camera and GPSmap76CSx 2008 / Garmin Etrex2016 was used for Georeferencing of localities. Validation of taxonomic records was done using Global Names Resolver and other online resources.

Study Extent Data was collected between the period of 2018-2019

Method step description:

  1. Data collection was based on Field survey, observation and recordings

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 26e549a9-07f7-48b1-a289-7f7f08cc6377
http://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=ncf-birds-nigeria