Bird Monitoring Data

Occurrence dataset published by Costa Rica Bird Observatories

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Summary

Full Title

Bird Monitoring Data

Description

The Costa Rica Bird Observatories is a nationwide monitoring initiative created and managed through partnerships among the National Institute of Biodiversity (INBio), US Forest Service, Klamath Bird Observatory, and many other collaborators, both private and public. The Observatories’ primary objective includes the promotion of bird conservation and education in Costa Rica through scientific monitoring. Humans and birds depend on intact ecosystems for food resources, shelter and other broad environmental processes such as carbon sequestration and atmospheric regulation. Human enterprise routinely degrades ecosystems causing the global decline of many bird populations. To manage and conserve bird species in peril we must identify factors preventing population-level recovery, thereby moving beyond estimates of mere population size to demographics and to the underlying causes of population changes.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 1995 - Jan 1, 2011

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Administrative contact
Pablo Elizondo
General Director
Costa Rica Bird Observatories National Biodiversity Institute (INBio) Santo Domingo Heredia Costa Rica (506) 2507-8208
Metadata author
Sara Estrada
Data Manager
Costa Rica Bird Observatories National Biodiversity Institute (INBio) Santo Domingo Heredia Costa Rica (506) 8308 8461
Originator
Pablo Elizondo
General Director
Costa Rica Bird Observatories National Biodiversity Institute (INBio) Santo Domingo Heredia Costa Rica (506) 2507-8208

doi:10.15468/znvmtt

Published by

Costa Rica Bird Observatories

Publication Date

Apr 29, 2014

Registration Date

Mar 28, 2014

Hosted by

Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio), Costa Rica

Served by

IPT for CRBio (Sistema Costarricense de Información sobre Biodiversidad)

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Metadata Documents

27,061 Georeferenced data

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Description

Monitoring and inventory information on birds and their habitats gathered in Costa Rica.

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User
Sara Estrada
Data Manager
Costa Rica Bird Observatories National Biodiversity Institute (INBio) Santo Domingo Heredia Costa Rica (506) 8308 8461
Principal investigator
Pablo Elizondo

Taxonomic Coverage

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Aves

Costa Rica Bird Observatories

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Project Personnel

Principal investigator
Pablo Elizondo

Methodology

Study extent

Tortuguero, Costa Rica

Sampling description

Intensive Research Observations

Method Steps

  1. Observations done by a person, during 20 minutes, in an area previously defined. The observer logs all species that can recognized by means of visual or auditory methods and the number of observed individuals.