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free and open access to biodiversity data (NL) - Great Grey Shrike Count 2011-2012

Latest version published by on Nov 23, 2015

Since 2007 every winter a count is organised by in order to monitor the dynamics of the Great Grey Shrike populations in The Netherlands in a number of dedicated areas. Volunteer bird watchers select their own area and every winter they count twice, in December and in late January / early February. Also the absence of Great Grey Shrikes was noted (0 counts). The results of these yearly counts are captured in maps that show the presence / absence of these birds ( For this dataset, covering the winter of 2011 / 2012, in total 538 individual birds were monitored in 444 areas. The dataset contains multiple counts per individual. Result document can be downloaded from

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 2,462 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.


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Data as a DwC-A file download 2,462 records in English (92 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
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Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 KB)


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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

de Vries H (2015): (NL) - Great Grey Shrike Count 2011-2012. v1.1. Dataset/Occurrence.


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is 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: 98e0629a-678b-4bec-98ef-fb097262bf18. publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility.


Occurence Lanius Excubitor Great Grey Shrike Klapekster; Observation


Who created the resource:

Hisko de Vries P. Nieuwlandstraat 3514HJ Utrecht NL 0613448663

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Hisko de Vries P. Nieuwlandstraat 3514HJ Utrecht NL 0613448663

Who filled in the metadata:

Hisko de Vries P. Nieuwlandstraat 3514HJ Utrecht NL 0613448663

Who else was associated with the resource:

Hisko De Vries

Geographic Coverage


Bounding Coordinates South West [50.7, 2.48], North East [53.66, 7.3]

Taxonomic Coverage

Lanius excubitor

Species  Lanius excubitor (Great Grey Shrike)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2011-12-15 / 2012-01-16

Sampling Methods

The observer(s) investigates the claimed area(s) on two seperate fieldtrips with at least 3 weeks interval.

Study Extent n/a
Quality Control All observations of this species are validated by the validation team. To ensure no mistakes are in the data

Method step description:

  1. n/a

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 98e0629a-678b-4bec-98ef-fb097262bf18