Short animal diversity notes from Protasiv Yar, Kyiv, 2022

Latest version published by Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group (NGO) on Dec 30, 2022 Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group (NGO)
Publication date:
30 December 2022
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The dataset contains notes and records of fauna representatives registered on the territory of Protasiv Yar - a promissing object of nature reserve fund. This dataset is prepared in honor of Roman Ratushnyi - Ukrainian public figure, journalist, theorist of revolutionary neo-urbanism and volunteer soldier, who was killed during the Battle of Izium on 9 June 2022, in an enemy ambush by Russian occupants. He is known for the struggle for the preservation of the capital's Protasiv Yar tract.

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 81 records.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Viter S, Pushkar T, Volontsevych O (2022): Short animal diversity notes from Protasiv Yar, Kyiv, 2022. v1.1. Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group (NGO). Dataset/Occurrence.


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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group (NGO). 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: f2c0c252-e43f-43da-90ec-509a0cbe7f5e.  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; Kyiv; Protasiv Yar; biodiversity; nature conservation; capital; urbo-ecology; tract; Observation


Stanislav Viter
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Head of the Department of science and eco-education
National Nature Park "Homilsha Forests"
Taras Pushkar
  • Originator
I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine
Vul. B. Khmelnytskogo, 15
01030 Kyiv
Oleksandr Volontsevych
  • Originator
Oleksii Marushchak
  • Programmer
junior researcher
I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine
Vul. B. Khmelnytskogo, 15
01030 Kyiv

Geographic Coverage

The dataset covers the territory of Protasiv Yar tract in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Bounding Coordinates South West [50.011, 30.182], North East [50.669, 30.841]

Taxonomic Coverage

The dataset consists of records of different representatives of fauna.

Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata, Arthropoda, Bryozoa
Class Insecta, Aves, Mammalia, Gymnolaemata
Order Cheilostomatida, Falconiformes, Accipitriformes, Passeriformes, Coraciiformes, Columbiformes, Piciformes, Soricomorpha, Erinaceomorpha, Rodentia, Diptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, Dermaptera, Hemiptera, Mecoptera, Odonata, Orthoptera
Family Acrididae, Accipitridae, Alcedinidae, Aeshnidae, Apidae, Asilidae, Antroporidae, Cantharidae, Cetoniidae, Chrysomelidae, Coccinellidae, Corvidae, Columbidae, Erinaceidae, Erebidae, Elateridae, Eumenidae, Falconidae, Fringillidae, Forficulidae, Formicidae, Hesperiidae, Lycidae, Libellulidae, Lycaenidae, Lucanidae, Melolonthidae, Muscicapidae, Nymphalidae, Pentatomidae, Paridae, Phylloscopidae, Panorpidae, Pieridae, Picidae, Pyrrhocoridae, Sphecidae, Syrphidae, Sylviidae, Sciuridae, Tabanidae, Talpidae, Tettigoniidae, Turdidae, Vespidae, Zygaenidae

Temporal Coverage

Formation Period 2022-07

Project Data

The results of the project will be a backbone for establishment of new protected areas and Emerald Network sites, as well as for development of management plans for already existing protected areas. As a result, we will prepare documents for all the important sites identified and provide them directly to the Ministry of Environmental Protection of Ukraine. Our gathered data on the occurrences of protected species will facilitate the establishment of new protected areas.

Title Open biodiversity data: serving Nature Conservation in Ukriane

The personnel involved in the project:

Olexiy Vasyliuk
  • Point Of Contact

Sampling Methods

The sampling methods include route records, express assessment of biological diversity during excursion routes.

Study Extent The dataset consists of records that are result of visual observations and studies of local biodiversity in July 2022.
Quality Control The authors are responsible for the quality of data provided within the dataset.

Method step description:

  1. Conducting of field studies within the Protasiv Yar track.
  2. Visual ientification of representatives of biodiversity.
  3. Species identification.
  4. Georeferencing.
  5. Organizing of the dataset according to Darwin Core standards.

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers f2c0c252-e43f-43da-90ec-509a0cbe7f5e