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LBBG_ADULT - Lesser black-backed gulls (Larus fuscus, Laridae) breeding in Belgium
Stienen EWM, Müller W, Lens L, Milotic T, Desmet P (2022) LBBG_ADULT - Lesser black-backed gulls (Larus fuscus, Laridae) breeding in Belgium. Dataset.
Contact: Desmet, Peter

Availability: CC0 To the extent possible under law, the person who associated CC0 with this dataset has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this dataset.

LBBG_ADULT - Lesser black-backed gulls (Larus fuscus, Laridae) breeding in 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 LBBG_ADULT, using trackers developed by Ornitela ( The study has been operational since 2022. In total 19 individuals of lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus) have been tagged in the breeding colony of Zeebrugge in 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.

Biology > Birds
Marine/Coastal, Terrestrial, Behaviour, Breeding grounds, Tagging, Tracking, ANE, Belgium, Larus fuscus Linnaeus, 1758

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 2022 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Larus fuscus Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]

Occurrence of biota

Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Omgeving; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), moredata creator
Universiteit Antwerpen; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Departement Biologie; Gedragsecologie en Ecofysiologie, moredata creator
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Terrestrische Ecologie (TEREC), moredata creator

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring
Metadatarecord created: 2022-11-22
Information last updated: 2022-11-22
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