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LBBG_JUVENILE - Juvenile lesser black-backed gulls (Larus fuscus, Laridae) hatched in Zeebrugge (Belgium) [subsampled representation]
Contact: Desmet, Peter ;

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This animal tracking dataset is derived from Stienen et al. (2022, a deposit of Movebank study 1259686571. Data have been standardized to Darwin Core using the movepub R package and are downsampled to the first GPS position per hour. more

LBBG_JUVENILE - Juvenile lesser black-backed gulls (Larus fuscus, Laridae) hatched in Zeebrugge (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_JUVENILE, using trackers developed by Ornitela ( The study has been operational since 2020. In total 92 individuals of Lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus) have been tagged shortly after fledging in the colony of Zeebrugge, mainly to study their habitat use and migration behaviour. 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, Altitude

Müller, Wendtdata creator
Lens, Lucdata creator
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Omgeving; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), moredata creator

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Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Release date: 2022-05-25
Metadatarecord created: 2023-01-23
Information last updated: 2023-01-23
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