Name:
eBird
Name (fi):
eBird
Name (sv):
eBird
Collection code:
EBIRD
Type:
Free-form observations
Description:
eBird Observational Dataset (EOD) accessed though GBIF. The EOD contains basic occurrence data including species, date, and location. Additional metadata associated with these observations, including sampling event data (such as effort), are not included.

eBird publishes a new version of the data once per year, last time in January 2020.

More information: https://ebird.org/science/download-ebird-data-products

Data downloaded from GBIF: https://www.gbif.org/occurrence/download/0069080-200613084148143
Description (fi):
eBird Observational Dataset (EOD), joka on haettu GBIF:n kautta. EOD sisöltää havaintojen perustietoja, kuten lajin, päivämäärän ja sijainnin. Data ei sisällä lisätietoja kuten havaintotapahtuman tehokkuutta.

eBird julkaisee uuden version datasta kerran vuodessa, viimeksi tammikuussa 2020.

Lisää tietoa: https://ebird.org/science/download-ebird-data-products

Data haettu GBIF:sta: https://www.gbif.org/occurrence/download/0069080-200613084148143
Taxonomic coverage:
Aves
Temporal coverage:
1800-
Geographic coverage:
Finland
Methods:
eBird and methods are described in: Sullivan, B.L., C.L. Wood, M.J. Iliff, R.E. Bonney, D. Fink, and S. Kelling. 2009. eBird: a citizen-based bird observation network in the biological sciences. Biological Conservation 142: 2282-2292.
Publisher name (en):
eBird
License for use:
Creative Commons Zero
Download request handler:
MA.131
Size (approx.):
528000
% digitized (approx.):
100
Location of data and backups:
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Person responsible:
Lahti, Kari
Contact email:
kari.lahti@helsinki.fi
Citation recommendation:
eBird. 2020. eBird: An online database of bird distribution and abundance [web application]. eBird, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York. Accessed through GBIF Occurrence Download (25 September 2020) https://doi.org/10.15468/dl.vtbckf
Collection quality:
Expert hobbyists / expert curated
Status of this metadata:
comprehensive
Data quality description:
Observations can be submitted by anyone, and are reviewed by eBird volunteer reviewers that possess expert knowledge of local birds, their distributions and abundances.
Notes about the data:
Converted 2020-09-29 from GBIF DwC format to FinBIF DwC format using conversion.py, which is stored at https://wiki.helsinki.fi/display/luomusict/eBird+data+to+DW