Ornithological observations in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine

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29 August 2022
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The database includes finds of diurnal birds of prey (Accipitriformes, Falconiformes) and owls (Strigiformes), as well as regionally and globally rare species of birds from other orders within the Kharkiv administrative region of Ukraine.

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Viter S (2022): Ornithological observations in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine. v1.2. Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group (NGO). Dataset/Occurrence. https://gbif.univer.kharkov.ua/resource?r=kharkivbirdsviter1&v=1.2


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: ffc0834b-f129-4821-b626-0f23e18be6b8.  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; birds; Kharkiv region; Ukraine; ornithofauna; Aves; birds of prey; Occurrence


Stanislav Viter
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Head of the department of science and monitoring
National Nature Park "Homilsha Forests"
Oleksii Marushchak
  • Programmer
junior researcher
I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine
Vul. B. Khmelnytskogo, 15
01030 Kyiv

Geographic Coverage

The survey covered a large part of Kharkiv region, first of all - northern, central, south-eastern and some southern districts.

Bounding Coordinates South West [48.517, 34.816], North East [50.444, 38.079]

Taxonomic Coverage

The dataset consists exclusively of species of birds.

Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2002-01-01 / 2021-10-08

Sampling Methods

Standard methods of bird counting were used (Hayne, 1949; Равкин, 1967; Карякин, 2004) - both route accounting (relative population accounting) and area accounting (absolute population accounting).

Study Extent Finds and counting of the number of birds were carried out on the routes and during the survey of the accounting areas.
Quality Control The author is fully responsible for the quality of information provided within the dataset.

Method step description:

  1. Route counting of birds.
  2. Species identification.
  3. Georeferencing.

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers ffc0834b-f129-4821-b626-0f23e18be6b8