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Occurrence record: Ornithology:QVM:2006:2:0727

PreservedSpecimen of Sterna (Sterna) paradisaea | Arctic Tern recorded on 1929-06-08

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Queen Victoria Museum Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution code Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
Supplied institution code "QVMAG"
Collection code Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery - Birds
Catalog number QVM:2006:2:0727
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations dry
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Collection code Ornithology
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1929-06-08
Supplied as year:1929  month:06  day:8 
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Sterna (Sterna) paradisaea
Supplied scientific name "Sterna paradisaea"
Taxon rank species
Common name Arctic Tern
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Charadriiformes
Family Laridae
Genus Sterna
Species Sterna paradisaea
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed

Geospatial

Country Scotland
Locality Oban
Latitude 56.41666
Longitude -5.48332
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown

Additional properties

occurence id URN:catalog:QVMAG:Ornithology:QVM:2006:2:0727

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Northeast Atlantic Shelf Marine
    Biodiversity
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rangelands
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 27
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 2.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Celtic Seas

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.0
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 0.049382716 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.049382716 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1741.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 514.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 86.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 278.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 29.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 342.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 201.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 587.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 91.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 178.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 8.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 39.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 62.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 112.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 34.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4277.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 186.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 148.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 66.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.12 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 7.62 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.13 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 7.1296 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.7 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.69 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.62 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 8.37 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.57 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.71 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 4.6 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 12.219999 100 x degrees C