Faunistic and floristic records in Belarusian Polissia in 2017-2018

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The dataset contains data on finds of 49 species of insects, reptiles, birds, mammals, plants and fungi.

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Abramchuk A (2023): Faunistic and floristic records in Belarusian Polissia in 2017-2018. v1.2. Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group (NGO). Dataset/Occurrence. https://ukraine.ipt.gbif.no/resource?r=belaruseastfaunaflora1&v=1.2


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 1e998c9f-338b-4aca-b254-ac9e0c675093.  Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group (NGO) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Participant Node Managers Committee.


Occurrence; Polissia; Belarus; biodiversity; animals; fungi; plants; 2018; 2017; south-eastern Polissia; records; Observation


Andrey Abramchuk
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Forest Working Group
Oleksii Marushchak
  • Programmer
junior researcher
I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine
Vul. B. Khmelnytskogo, 15
01030 Kyiv

Geographic Coverage

The study area covers the territory of eastern and south-eastern Polissia of Belarus. This area includes also the following Areas of special conservation interest (ASCI's): Iput (BY0000024), Vydritsa (BY0000054), Vetkovskiy (BY0000118), Strumenskiy (BY0000046), Checherskiy (BY0000138), as well as forest complexes within Kormyanskiy, Checherskiy, Svetlogorskiy, Vetkovskiy, Gomelskiy, Dobrush and Khoiniki districts of the Gomel region, Belarus.

Bounding Coordinates South West [51.069, 23.379], North East [56.268, 32.783]

Taxonomic Coverage

The dataset consists of the records of the following taxonomic groups of living organisms: Insecta, Reptilia, Aves, Mammalia, Lycopodiopsida, Liliopsida, Magnoliopsida, Bryopsida, Jungermanniopsida, Polypodiopsida, Agaricomycetes.

Kingdom Animalia, Plantae, Fungi
Phylum Arthropoda, Chordata, Tracheophyta, Bryophyta, Basidiomycota, Marchantiophyta
Class Jungermanniopsida, Magnoliopsida, Lycopodiopsida, Liliopsida, Polypodiopsida, Aves, Reptilia, Mammalia, Agaricomycetes, Bryopsida, Insecta

Sampling Methods

The material was collected during field excursions along pre-planned routes. Bird counts were carried out using vocal stimulation. Field work was carried out in April-May 2017, March-August 2018 on the territory of Kormyansky, Chechersky, Svetlogorsky, Vetka, Gomel, Dobrush and Khoiniki districts of the Gomel region, the Republic of Belarus.

Study Extent Part of the material was collected during the implementation of the project: Identifiaction of potential Emerald Network Sites in the Polessie region with the financial support of the Frankfurt Zoological Society.
Quality Control The author is fully responsible for the quality of data provided within the published dataset.

Method step description:

  1. Conducting of field research.
  2. Vocal stimulation of birds in order to get vocal response and identify the species.
  3. Visual identification of specific composition of flora and fauna.
  4. Georeferencing.
  5. Organizing of the datatset according to Darwin Core standards.

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 1e998c9f-338b-4aca-b254-ac9e0c675093