Bird Checklist for Font Hill, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica

Latest version published by Institute of Jamaica on Mar 4, 2019 Institute of Jamaica

This checklist is a collation of species names sourced from i) the online bird sighting portal managed by Cornell Lab of Ornithology, eBird, and ii) issues of the newsletter - "The Broadsheet" - published by the NGO BirdLife Jamaica.

Data Records

The data in this checklist 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 172 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

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Versions

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Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Institute of Jamaica. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: d3f81206-8e80-44fd-83ea-729c16065195.  Institute of Jamaica publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Inter American Biodiversity Information Network.

Keywords

Checklist; birds; Jamaica

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Suzanne Davis
Senior Research Officer - Jamaica Clearing-House Mechanism
Natural History Museum of Jamaica, Institute of Jamaica 10-16 East Street Kingston JM 876-922-0620
http://www.jamaicachm.org.jm

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Suzanne Davis
Senior Research Officer - Jamaica Clearing-House Mechanism
Natural History Museum of Jamaica, Institute of Jamaica 10-16 East Street Kingston JM 876-922-0620
http://www.jamaicachm.org.jm

Who filled in the metadata:

Suzanne Davis
Senior Research Officer - Jamaica Clearing-House Mechanism
Natural History Museum of Jamaica, Institute of Jamaica 10-16 East Street Kingston JM 876-922-0620
http://www.jamaicachm.org.jm

Who else was associated with the resource:

Geographic Coverage

Coastal habitat with dry limestone forest.

Bounding Coordinates South West [18.007, -77.969], North East [18.094, -77.889]

Project Data

This checklist is a collation of 172 species names sourced from i) the online bird sighting portal managed by Cornell Lab of Ornithology, eBird, and ii) issues of the newsletter - "The Broadsheet" - published by the NGO BirdLife Jamaica.

Title Advancing Jamaican Biodiversity Data Products and Information Services
Identifier BID-CA2016-0001-NAC
Funding The Font Hill bird checklist was created under the Biodiversity Information for Development (BID) - Jamaica Project which is funded by the European Union and GBIF.

The personnel involved in the project:

Publisher
Suzanne Davis
Processor
Shemere Lawes
Processor
Suzanne Davis

Sampling Methods

Point counts or casual observations.

Study Extent Font Hill property located south-western Jamaica in the parish of St. Elizabeth on the island of Jamaica.

Method step description:

  1. N/A

Additional Metadata

The Font Hill property is called the Font Hill Nature Reserve on the eBird portal and birdwatchers worldwide who visit the property register their observations on the portal. See https://ebird.org/hotspot/L877493 and click the link for "Printable Checklist". Note that the eBird list is regularly updated and will have species observed beyond the end date of the GBIF Checklist. To access the hard copy issues of the Broadsheet with records of bird species from Font Hill, please contact the Science Library, Natural History Museum of Jamaica, Institute of Jamaica at info@nhmj-ioj.org.jm .

Alternative Identifiers d3f81206-8e80-44fd-83ea-729c16065195
https://cloud.gbif.org/bid/resource?r=font_hill_jamaica_bird_checklist