Some zoological observations in Kherson region of Ukraine

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29 August 2022
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The dataset includes finds of rare and common animal species within the Kherson administrative region.

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Viter S (2022): Some zoological observations in Kherson region of Ukraine. v1.1. Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group (NGO). Dataset/Occurrence.


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 64981a03-1056-4add-b78c-84dda4f8efa9.  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; Ukraine; fauna; birds; amphibians; reptiles; Kherson; Kherson region; September; 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 surveys covered some districts of the Kherson region, namely: the outskirts of Oleshky (floodplain of the Dnieper River), Arabatska Strilka and Lake Syvash near the village of Shchaslyvtseve, the outskirts of the villages of Stanislav and Oleksandrivka, Bilozersky district, Kherson region, as well as the outskirts of the village of Lazurne, the spit of Dzharylgach island and the western part of Dzharylgach Bay, Lake Ustrychne (near the village of Lazurne).

Bounding Coordinates South West [45.691, 31.783], North East [47.569, 35.079]

Taxonomic Coverage

The dataset consists of findings of Animalia representatives.

Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata, Arthropoda
Class Mammalia, Reptilia, Arachnida, Amphibia, Chilopoda, Aves

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2021-09-09 / 2021-09-15

Sampling Methods

Finds of animals were made both on routes and at inspection of accounting areas. Standard methods of bird counting were used, as well as methods of detecting mammals (tracks), insects, reptiles and amphibians (both visual recordings on night routes and vocalization).

Study Extent The database includes finds of rare and common animal species within the Kherson administrative region.
Quality Control The author is fully responsible for the quality of data provided within the dataset.

Method step description:

  1. 1. Detecting of animals and recording of finds.
  2. 2. Species identification.
  3. 3. Georeferencing.

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 64981a03-1056-4add-b78c-84dda4f8efa9