Baseline waterbird surveys for Port of St John region, New Brunswick, Canada

Point count waterbird surveys conducted from 2019 – 2021 during select times in the fall, spring, summer and winter seasons. Species, number of individuals, general behaviour (resting, feeding, flying), disturbances and general location in relation to shore (inshore, nearshore, offshore) are recorded along with site specific disturbances, weather (precipitation, wind, cloud cover, tide state, tide movement, sea state, visibility and glare) and anthropogenic use of sites.

Data encompasses 33 coastal and river-edge survey areas throughout the Port of Saint John region in New Brunswick, Canada. This project is part of the Coastal Environmental Baseline Program Initiative under the Oceans Protection Plan of Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

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Data

Nature NB. (YEAR(s) of the downloaded data set). Baseline waterbird surveys for Port of St John region, New Brunswick, Canada. Data published on St. Lawrence Global Observatory-SLGO. [https://slgo.ca]. Access date: [YYYY-MM-DD]. [Version 1.0]

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Licence: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0

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Metadata Reference Date(s) June 23, 2022 (Creation)
June 23, 2022 (Revision)
Dataset Reference Date(s) September 09, 2020 (Creation)
September 09, 2020 (Revision)
Frequency of Update As Needed

Responsible Party 1
Name
Ward, C., Cheeseman, A
Affiliation
Nature NB
Email
adam.cheeseman@naturenb.ca
Role
Originator
Responsible Party 2
Name
Cheeseman, Adam
Affiliation
Nature NB
Email
adam.cheeseman@naturenb.ca
Role
Point of Contact

Field Value
Ocean Variables Other
Scope Dataset
Status On Going
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North Bounding Latitude 45.396874
South Bounding Latitude 45.18864658
East Bounding Longitude -65.91198008
West Bounding Longitude -66.1818502
Temporal Extent
Begin
2019-06-01
End
2021-03-31
Default Locale English
Citation identifier
Version 1.0