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Computerized Database of Québec Seabirds (CDQS)

The Computerized Database of Quebec Seabirds (CDQS) was set and has been updated by the Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS), (Quebec region,) for over 20 years. The CDSQ contains information on seabird colonies part of the following species: Gaviidae (loons), Hydrobatidae (petrels), Sulidae (gannets/boobies), Phalacrocoracidae (cormorants), Laridae (seagulls, gulls, terns), Auks (guillemots, penguins, puffins) aud Anatidae. For more information, please see the data context.

Parameters: presence / absence, individual count.

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Source identification:


Environment and Climate Change Canada. (YEAR(s) of the downloaded data set). Seabirds Observations. Data published on St. Lawrence Global Observatory-SLGO. []. Access date: [YYYY-MM-DD].


Use report source identification + " Published on St. Lawrence Global Observatory-SLGO. []. Access date: [YYYY-MM-DD]."

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author Environnement et Changement climatique Canada
Maintainer Jean-Francois Rail
Last Updated May 17, 2019, 11:26 (EDT)
Created March 27, 2017, 09:15 (EDT)
Couverture temporelle 1534/2017
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