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BOP_RODENT - Rodent specialized birds of prey (Circus, Asio, Buteo) in Flanders (Belgium)
Spanoghe, Geert, Janssens, Kjell, Klaassen, Raymond, Schaub, Tonio, Milotic, Tanja, & Desmet, Peter. (2022). BOP_RODENT - Rodent specialized birds of prey (Circus, Asio, Buteo) in Flanders (Belgium) [Data set].

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BOP_RODENT - Rodent specialized birds of prey (Circus, Asio, Buteo) in Flanders (Belgium) is a bird tracking dataset published by the Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO). It contains animal tracking data collected by the LifeWatch GPS tracking network for large birds ( for the project/study BOP_RODENT, using trackers developed by Ornitela ( The study has been operational since 2020. In total 18 individuals of 5 bird of prey species have been tagged at several locations in Flanders (Belgium), mainly to study their habitat use and migration behaviour. more

Data are automatically synced with Movebank and from there periodically archived on Zenodo (see

This dataset was collected using infrastructure provided by INBO and funded by Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) as part of the Belgian contribution to LifeWatch. Additional funding was provided by Agentschap voor Natuur en Bos (ANB).

The DOI in the citation represents all versions. To find the DOI of the different versions, go to the Zenodo record.

Biology > Birds
Terrestrial, Animal behaviour, Breeding habitats, Tagging, Tracking, Belgium, Flanders, Asio flammeus (Pontoppidan, 1763), Circus aeruginosus (Linnaeus, 1758), Circus cyaneus (Linnaeus, 1766),

Geographical coverage
Belgium, Flanders [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 2020 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Asio flammeus (Pontoppidan, 1763) [WoRMS]
Circus aeruginosus (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Circus cyaneus (Linnaeus, 1766) [WoRMS]
Circus pygargus

Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Omgeving; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), moredata creator
Grauwe Kiekendief - Kenniscentrum Akkervogels (GKA), moredata creator

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2021-12-02
Information last updated: 2022-11-22
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