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ABV - Common breeding birds in Flanders, Belgium (post 2016)

Details - ABV Common breeding birds in Flanders, Belgium (post 2016) is a sampling event dataset published by the Research Institute of Nature and Forest (INBO). It is part of the suite of monitoring networks for priority species in Flanders, in which data are collected at fixed locations using a standardized protocol ( This dataset contains counts for bird species breeding in Flanders . Here it is published as a standardized Darwin Core Archive and includes for each sampling event an eventID, date, location, samplingEffort and sampling protocol (in the event core) and for each occurrence an occurrenceID, the number of recorded individuals, status (present/absent), life stage and scientific name (in the occurrence extension). Issues with the dataset can be reported at
Date available 07/10/2021
Tijdelijke dekking periode 01/08/2016 - 31/12/2020
Geographical coverage Flanders


INBO Research theme(s)

  • Protected nature

Taxonomic List

  • birds (Aves)

Policy related

  • management monitoring