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Aves of wetlands and protected forests in Benin

Latest version published by Laboratory of Forest Sciences (University of Abomey-Calavi) on Jun 23, 2017 Laboratory of Forest Sciences (University of Abomey-Calavi)

This dataset holds birds species occurrences. It has been elaborated in the framework of the project BID-AF2015-0044-SMA funded by the European Union. The information was collected mainly from littérature and some contacts with the data holders were established to give more precise data

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 2,500 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 2,500 records in English (70 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (9 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (10 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:

Gbetoho A.J., Gangnibo N.C., Ganglo C.J., 2017. Distribution of birds species in wetlands and protected areas of Benin.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Laboratory of Forest Sciences (University of Abomey-Calavi). This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 3b20a827-4afe-428f-b84b-ac8c629c523d.  Laboratory of Forest Sciences (University of Abomey-Calavi) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Benin.

Keywords

Occurrence; Wetlands; forest; biodiversity; birds

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Charles GANGNIBO
Research assistant
Laboratory of Forest Sciences. University of Abomey-Calavi BP 1493 Calavi Bénin 229 Calavi Atlantique BJ

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Charles GANGNIBO
Research assistant
Laboratory of Forest Sciences. University of Abomey-Calavi BP 1493 Calavi Bénin 229 Calavi Atlantique BJ

Who filled in the metadata:

Jaures Alain GBETOHO
Research Assistant
Laboratory of Forest Sciences BP 1493 Calavi Bénin 229 Calavi Atlantique BJ

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Jean Ganglo

Geographic Coverage

This dataset holds birds species occurrences. It has been elaborated in the framework of the project BID-AF2015-0044-SMA funded by the EurOpean Union. The information was collected mainly from littérature and some contacts with the data holders were established to give more precise data.

Bounding Coordinates South West [6.25, 1.25], North East [11.9, 3.42]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Aves (Bird)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1990-01-01 / 2011-01-01

Project Data

The data mobilization is focused on bird species found in Benin. The main project activities are: (i) bird species data mobilization, which includes organization of meeting session on biodiversity data importance and their use, training sessions on data digitization and publishing, and digitization and publishing of bird occurrences using the spreadsheet of GBIF; (ii) application of biodiversity data for conservation, which includes training session on ecological niches modelling of species, identification of areas relevant for bird protection in Benin, and suggestion of strategies for bird species conservation in Benin.

Title Gathering of biodiversity data on bird species for their sustainable management in Benin
Identifier BID-AF2015-0044-SMA
Funding The project is funded by the European Union through Biodiversity Information Development (BID) Programme
Study Area Description Mobilization of data on bird species found in Benin
Design Description The project aims to contribute to the conservation of bird species in Benin through the enhancement of data availability on these species

The personnel involved in the project:

Principal Investigator
Charles GANGNIBO

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Sinsin B., Djego J., Houngbo E., Houénouha R., Lougbégnon T., Orékan V., Tchintchin Q. (2010) Etude de la diversité biologique dans les périmètres de reboisement de Kilir et d'Abomey appartenant à l'aire d'intervention du PGFTR. PGFTR, 110p Natta A.K. (2000) Tree species diversity assessment in Riparian Forests using remote sensing, geographical information systems and geostatistics - Case study of Toui-Kilibo protected forest in Benin. Master of Science Thesis, International Institute for Aerospace Survey and Earth Sciences, Forest Science Division CERGET-ONG (2011) Réalisation de l'étude de référence sur la diversité biologique des massifs forestiers des Trois rivières, de Sota, de Goungoun, de Dogo-Kétou, de l'Ouémé supérieur-N'Dali, PGFTR, 139P Bossou B. (2001) Contribution à l'aménagement de la forêt classée de Dogo-Kétou : structure et dynamique des différents groupements végétaux et périodicité de coupe. Thèse présentée en vue de l'obtention du diplôme d'Ingénieur agronome, UAC-FSA, 141p Tchibozo, S. & Braet, Y. (2004) Note préliminaire sur les insectes de la forêt classée de la Lama et de ses alentours. Bulletin S.R.B.E/K.B.V.E. 140, 157-162 Kidjo, F.C. & Guédou, R. (2001). Inventaire et caractérisation des écosystèmes humides des deux complexes Est et Ouest des zones humides du Sud Bénin. Rapport Groupe Faune reptilienne et mammalienne. PAZH, 14p Bonou, C. & Hounkpè, C. (2001) Inventaire et caractérisation des écosystèmes humides des deux complexes Est et Ouest des zones humides du Sud-Bénin. Faune aquatique, Rapport d’étude pour le PAZH, Cotonou ONAB (2011) Plan Directeur d’Aménagement et de Gestion du Noyau Central de la Forêt Classée de la Lama 2011-2020. 87p Adjakpa, J.B. (2001) Etude des potentialités en espèces aviaires des sites constitutifs de réserves biologiques dans les zones humides du Sud-Bénin. MAB-UNESCO /CBRST, 18p

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers http://ipt-benin.gbif.fr/resource?r=gangnibo