Bird Monitoring Data Exchange

http://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/Observation

Under Development

Birds Canada, Bird Monitoring Data Exchange extension for Darwin Core

Keywords: dwc:Occurrence

Link: https://www.birdscanada.org/birdmon/default/nc_bmde_fields.jsp


Properties



Event

projectCode
The code (or acronym) identifying the project within the institution during which the observation was made.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ProjectCode
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
protocolCode
The code (or acronym) identifying the protocol used to collect the observation data, using standards defined within your discipline. This code is more specific to your exact protocol than the ProtocolType.
Examples: Breeding Bird Survey, Christmas Bird Count, eBird Traveling Count
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ProtocolCode
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
protocolSpeciesTargeted
A short description of the species or taxonomic group(s) targeted by the survey protocol.
Examples: Birds, Amphibians, Owls, Waterfowl, Shorebirds
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ProtocolSpeciesTargeted
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
protocolReference
A published reference describing the protocol used to collect the observation data.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ProtocolReference
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
protocolURL
The URL of the reference describing the protocol used to collect the observation data.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ProtocolURL
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
surveyAreaIdentifier
A unique identifier (alphanumeric) identifying the geographic site (point count, area search plot, nest box number, colony number, etc.) at which the observation was made. The identifier must uniquely identify a site within each project and may often be contained within a Route and/or a Locality.
Examples: Point Count point number, Area Search Plot number/letter (e.g., AB1, 12-A1B, 12345)
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/SurveyAreaIdentifier
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
surveyAreaSize
Size (ha) of the survey area.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/SurveyAreaSize
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
surveyAreaPercentageCovered
Percentage of the SurveyAreaSize actually covered during the sampling event. A missing value is assumed to represent 100%. The value can be smaller for example in cases where the presence of a shoreline reduces the effective size of the normal sampling plot.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/SurveyAreaPercentageCovered
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
surveyAreaShape
Shape of the survey area covered by the observation event.
Examples: Rectangle, circle, half-circle, polygon, unlimited
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/SurveyAreaShape
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
surveyAreaLongAxisLength
Length (m) of the long axis of the survey area. In the case of a rectangle, this is equal to the size of the longest side. In the case of a circle, this is equal to the diameter.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/SurveyAreaLongAxisLength
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
surveyAreaShortAxisLength
Length (m) of the short axis of the survey area. The short axis must be perpendicular to the long axis. In the case of a rectangle, this is equal to the size of the shortest side. In the case of a square or a circle, the short axis is equal to the long axis. In the case of a half circle, this is equal to the radius.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/SurveyAreaShortAxisLength
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
surveyAreaLongAxisOrientation
Orientation (decimal degrees, relative to true north) of the long axis of the survey area.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/SurveyAreaLongAxisOrientation
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
coordinatesScope
Geographic scope of the coordinates, indicating whether they represent the location of the individual sampling event, the route, or another broader geographic area.
Examples: Route (starting point), SurveyArea (centroid), County (centroid), SamplingEvent (point), SamplingEvent (centroid)
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/CoordinatesScope
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
samplingEventStructure
Describes the structure of the SamplingEventIdentifier in a way that expresses the relationship between the sampling hierarchical levels (eg, for a stratified survey design, such as plots within quadrats within area or stops within routes). Ideally, the SamplingEventIdentifier should be composed in such a way to allows to identify these various sampling levels, and separating those by a dash. (eg, Route-Stop-UniqueID, or Site-Year-Month-Day).
Examples: StateProvince-Route-Stop-UniqueID, Site-UniqueID, UniqueID, Site-Year-Month-Day, Site-Year-Month-Day-SurveyID, Site-Year-Month-Day-Hour-Minutes, Site-Year-Month-Day-ObserverID
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/SamplingEventStructure
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
routeIdentifier
A unique identifier for a route, transect, set of nets, or any higher organizational unit that is comprised of 1 or more SurveyAreas, traps, or nets.
Examples: Breeding Bird Survey route number, Point Count transect name, collection of mist nets
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/RouteIdentifier
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
timeObservationsStarted
The time of day the entire observation event started (this may be different from the time when the observation represented by this single record was made), expressed as decimal hours from midnight, local time (e.g., 12. = noon, 13.5 = 1:3pm).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/TimeObservationsStarted
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
timeObservationsEnded
The time of day the entire observation event ended (this may be different from the time when the observation represented by this single record was made), expressed as decimal hours from midnight, local time (e.g., 12. = noon, 13.5 = 1:3pm).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/TimeObservationsEnded
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
durationInHours
The total duration of the entire observation event during which this particular observation was made, expressed as decimal hours.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/DurationInHours
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
timeIntervalStarted
Time (decimal hours) of the start of the interval where this observation was made, relative to the start of the entire observation event.
Examples: If the observation was done during the first 5-minute interval, TimeIntervalStarted should be .
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/TimeIntervalStarted
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
timeIntervalEnded
Time (decimal hours) of the end of the interval when this observation was made, relative to the start of the entire observation event.
Examples: If the observation was done during the first 5-minute interval, TimeIntervalEnded should be 5.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/TimeIntervalEnded
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
timeIntervalsAdditive
Indicates whether values in ObservationCount can be added together accross different time intervals (Yes or No). "Yes" = only new individuals are reported in each interval. "No" means = all individuals are reported within each interval.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/TimeIntervalsAdditive
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
numberOfObservers
The total number of observers who participated in the observation event.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/NumberOfObservers
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement1
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement1
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits1
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits1
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement2
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement2
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits2
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits2
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement3
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement3
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits3
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits3
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement4
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement4
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits4
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits4
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement5
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement5
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits5
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits5
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement6
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement6
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits6
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits6
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement7
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement7
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits7
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits7
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement8
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement8
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits8
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits8
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement9
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement9
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits9
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits9
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement10
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement10
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits10
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits10
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement11
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement11
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits11
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits11
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement12
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement12
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits12
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits12
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement13
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement13
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits13
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits13
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement14
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement14
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits14
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits14
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement15
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement15
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits15
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits15
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement16
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement16
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits16
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits16
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement17
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement17
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits17
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits17
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortMeasurement18
A measure of the effort that was devoted to the observation event (up to 18 measures can be specified). Units are defined by the matching EffortUnits field.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortMeasurement18
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
effortUnits18
Units of measurement for the matching effort field.
Examples: Distance units, time units, Party-hours, Party-miles, Trap-hours, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/EffortUnits18
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
noObservations
This field is used to indicate cases when no individuals (among all species targeted by the survey protocol) were detected during a sampling event (possible values: NoObs or blank). The taxon name fields for NoObs records should be left blank.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/NoObservations
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse

Occurrence

distanceFromObserver
Distance (m) between observer and organism being observed. If the distance is evaluated within a range, use DistanceFromObserverMin and DistanceFromObserverMax instead.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/DistanceFromObserver
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
distanceFromObserverMin
Minimum distance of a range (m) between the observer and the organism being observed.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/DistanceFromObserverMin
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
distanceFromObserverMax
Maximum distance of a range (m) between the observer and the organism being observed. Use the word "Unlimited" in cases where the range has an unlimited distance.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/DistanceFromObserverMax
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
distanceFromStart
Distance (m) between the point of the observation and the start of the observation event (only applicable to non-stationary censuses).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/DistanceFromStart
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
bearingInDegrees
Bearing (angle in decimal degrees from to 36) to the specimen, relative to an arbitrary bearing (e.g., north, direction of the transect or direction faced by the observer), ideally defined in the BMDR or the protocol.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/BearingInDegrees
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
specimenDecimalLatitude
The latitude from which the individual record was collected, in cases where the main coordinates described above represent a centroid for the entire sampling event.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/SpecimenDecimalLatitude
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
specimenDecimalLongitude
The longitude from which the individual record was collected, in cases where the main coordinates described above represent a centroid for the entire sampling event.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/SpecimenDecimalLongitude
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
specimenGeodeticDatum
The geodetic datum to which the SpecimenDecimalLatitude and SpecimenDecimalLongitude refer. If not known, use "not recorded". This concept should be vocabulary-controlled.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/SpecimenGeodeticDatum
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
specimenUTMZone
The UTM zone from which the individual record was collected, in cases where the main coordinates described above represent a centroid for the entire sampling event.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/SpecimenUTMZone
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type integer
Requiredfalse
specimenUTMNorthing
The UTM northing from which the individual record was collected, in cases where the main coordinates described above represent a centroid for the entire sampling event.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/SpecimenUTMNorthing
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type decimal
Requiredfalse
specimenUTMEasting
The UTM easting from which the individual record was collected, in cases where the main coordinates described above represent a centroid for the entire sampling event.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/SpecimenUTMEasting
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type decimal
Requiredfalse
observationCount
Number of individuals detected or observed during this observation event. In the case of presence/absence data, use 1 to indicate presence and indicate "Presence/Absence" under ObservationDescriptor
See also http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/index.htm#individualCount
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/individualCount
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
GroupOccurrence
Data Type integer
Requiredfalse
observationDescriptor
Descriptor that provides information on the type of count, the behavior or location of the individuals reported, using a standard vocabulary and/or format. Use "Total Count" if the ObservationCount field contains the total count of all records for a given species, or "Presence/Absence" if the data reflects presence absence. Distance or time intervals should be entered using this format: -1 m, >1 m, -2 min., 2-5 min., etc. Other values could include age or sex classes (Adults, Juveniles, 1st Year, After 2nd Year, Males, Females, etc.), site classes (Flyover, Outside Sampling Area, Offshore, Shoreline, Inland, etc.), behavior (Singing, Calling, Sleeping, Feeding, etc.).
Examples: TotalCount, Presence/Absence, -5 min., -1m, >1m, Offshore, Shoreline, etc.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationDescriptor
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationCount2
Number of individuals detected or observed during this observation event - up to 14 Counts and Descriptors can be attributed to this record.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationCount2
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationDescriptor2
Descriptor that provides information on the behavior or location of the individuals reported, using a standard vocabulary and/or format. "TotalCount" should ideally be restricted to ObservationCount only. Distance or time intervals should be entered using this format: -1 m, >1 m, -2 min., 2-5 min., etc. Other values could include age or sex classes (Adults, Juveniles, 1st Year, After 2nd Year, Males, Females, etc.), site classes (Flyover, Outside Sampling Area, Offshore, Shoreline, Inland, etc.), behavior (Singing, Calling, Sleeping, Feeding, etc.).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationDescriptor2
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationCount3
Number of individuals detected or observed during this observation event - up to 14 Counts and Descriptors can be attributed to this record.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationCount3
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationDescriptor3
Descriptor that provides information on the behavior or location of the individuals reported, using a standard vocabulary and/or format. "TotalCount" should ideally be restricted to ObservationCount only. Distance or time intervals should be entered using this format: -1 m, >1 m, -2 min., 2-5 min., etc. Other values could include age or sex classes (Adults, Juveniles, 1st Year, After 2nd Year, Males, Females, etc.), site classes (Flyover, Outside Sampling Area, Offshore, Shoreline, Inland, etc.), behavior (Singing, Calling, Sleeping, Feeding, etc.).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationDescriptor3
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationCount4
Number of individuals detected or observed during this observation event - up to 14 Counts and Descriptors can be attributed to this record.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationCount4
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationDescriptor4
Descriptor that provides information on the behavior or location of the individuals reported, using a standard vocabulary and/or format. "TotalCount" should ideally be restricted to ObservationCount only. Distance or time intervals should be entered using this format: -1 m, >1 m, -2 min., 2-5 min., etc. Other values could include age or sex classes (Adults, Juveniles, 1st Year, After 2nd Year, Males, Females, etc.), site classes (Flyover, Outside Sampling Area, Offshore, Shoreline, Inland, etc.), behavior (Singing, Calling, Sleeping, Feeding, etc.).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationDescriptor4
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationCount5
Number of individuals detected or observed during this observation event - up to 14 Counts and Descriptors can be attributed to this record.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationCount5
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationDescriptor5
Descriptor that provides information on the behavior or location of the individuals reported, using a standard vocabulary and/or format. "TotalCount" should ideally be restricted to ObservationCount only. Distance or time intervals should be entered using this format: -1 m, >1 m, -2 min., 2-5 min., etc. Other values could include age or sex classes (Adults, Juveniles, 1st Year, After 2nd Year, Males, Females, etc.), site classes (Flyover, Outside Sampling Area, Offshore, Shoreline, Inland, etc.), behavior (Singing, Calling, Sleeping, Feeding, etc.).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationDescriptor5
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationCount6
Number of individuals detected or observed during this observation event - up to 14 Counts and Descriptors can be attributed to this record.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationCount6
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationDescriptor6
Descriptor that provides information on the behavior or location of the individuals reported, using a standard vocabulary and/or format. "TotalCount" should ideally be restricted to ObservationCount only. Distance or time intervals should be entered using this format: -1 m, >1 m, -2 min., 2-5 min., etc. Other values could include age or sex classes (Adults, Juveniles, 1st Year, After 2nd Year, Males, Females, etc.), site classes (Flyover, Outside Sampling Area, Offshore, Shoreline, Inland, etc.), behavior (Singing, Calling, Sleeping, Feeding, etc.).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationDescriptor6
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationCount7
Number of individuals detected or observed during this observation event - up to 14 Counts and Descriptors can be attributed to this record.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationCount7
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationDescriptor7
Descriptor that provides information on the behavior or location of the individuals reported, using a standard vocabulary and/or format. "TotalCount" should ideally be restricted to ObservationCount only. Distance or time intervals should be entered using this format: -1 m, >1 m, -2 min., 2-5 min., etc. Other values could include age or sex classes (Adults, Juveniles, 1st Year, After 2nd Year, Males, Females, etc.), site classes (Flyover, Outside Sampling Area, Offshore, Shoreline, Inland, etc.), behavior (Singing, Calling, Sleeping, Feeding, etc.).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationDescriptor7
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationCount8
Number of individuals detected or observed during this observation event - up to 14 Counts and Descriptors can be attributed to this record.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationCount8
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationDescriptor8
Descriptor that provides information on the behavior or location of the individuals reported, using a standard vocabulary and/or format. "TotalCount" should ideally be restricted to ObservationCount only. Distance or time intervals should be entered using this format: -1 m, >1 m, -2 min., 2-5 min., etc. Other values could include age or sex classes (Adults, Juveniles, 1st Year, After 2nd Year, Males, Females, etc.), site classes (Flyover, Outside Sampling Area, Offshore, Shoreline, Inland, etc.), behavior (Singing, Calling, Sleeping, Feeding, etc.).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationDescriptor8
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationCount9
Number of individuals detected or observed during this observation event - up to 14 Counts and Descriptors can be attributed to this record.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationCount9
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationDescriptor9
Descriptor that provides information on the behavior or location of the individuals reported, using a standard vocabulary and/or format. "TotalCount" should ideally be restricted to ObservationCount only. Distance or time intervals should be entered using this format: -1 m, >1 m, -2 min., 2-5 min., etc. Other values could include age or sex classes (Adults, Juveniles, 1st Year, After 2nd Year, Males, Females, etc.), site classes (Flyover, Outside Sampling Area, Offshore, Shoreline, Inland, etc.), behavior (Singing, Calling, Sleeping, Feeding, etc.).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationDescriptor9
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationCount10
Number of individuals detected or observed during this observation event - up to 14 Counts and Descriptors can be attributed to this record.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationCount10
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationDescriptor10
Descriptor that provides information on the behavior or location of the individuals reported, using a standard vocabulary and/or format. "TotalCount" should ideally be restricted to ObservationCount only. Distance or time intervals should be entered using this format: -1 m, >1 m, -2 min., 2-5 min., etc. Other values could include age or sex classes (Adults, Juveniles, 1st Year, After 2nd Year, Males, Females, etc.), site classes (Flyover, Outside Sampling Area, Offshore, Shoreline, Inland, etc.), behavior (Singing, Calling, Sleeping, Feeding, etc.).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationDescriptor10
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationCount11
Number of individuals detected or observed during this observation event - up to 14 Counts and Descriptors can be attributed to this record.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationCount11
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationDescriptor11
Descriptor that provides information on the behavior or location of the individuals reported, using a standard vocabulary and/or format. "TotalCount" should ideally be restricted to ObservationCount only. Distance or time intervals should be entered using this format: -1 m, >1 m, -2 min., 2-5 min., etc. Other values could include age or sex classes (Adults, Juveniles, 1st Year, After 2nd Year, Males, Females, etc.), site classes (Flyover, Outside Sampling Area, Offshore, Shoreline, Inland, etc.), behavior (Singing, Calling, Sleeping, Feeding, etc.).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationDescriptor11
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationCount12
Number of individuals detected or observed during this observation event - up to 14 Counts and Descriptors can be attributed to this record.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationCount12
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationDescriptor12
Descriptor that provides information on the behavior or location of the individuals reported, using a standard vocabulary and/or format. "TotalCount" should ideally be restricted to ObservationCount only. Distance or time intervals should be entered using this format: -1 m, >1 m, -2 min., 2-5 min., etc. Other values could include age or sex classes (Adults, Juveniles, 1st Year, After 2nd Year, Males, Females, etc.), site classes (Flyover, Outside Sampling Area, Offshore, Shoreline, Inland, etc.), behavior (Singing, Calling, Sleeping, Feeding, etc.).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationDescriptor12
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationCount13
Number of individuals detected or observed during this observation event - up to 14 Counts and Descriptors can be attributed to this record.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationCount13
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationDescriptor13
Descriptor that provides information on the behavior or location of the individuals reported, using a standard vocabulary and/or format. "TotalCount" should ideally be restricted to ObservationCount only. Distance or time intervals should be entered using this format: -1 m, >1 m, -2 min., 2-5 min., etc. Other values could include age or sex classes (Adults, Juveniles, 1st Year, After 2nd Year, Males, Females, etc.), site classes (Flyover, Outside Sampling Area, Offshore, Shoreline, Inland, etc.), behavior (Singing, Calling, Sleeping, Feeding, etc.).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationDescriptor13
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationCount14
Number of individuals detected or observed during this observation event - up to 14 Counts and Descriptors can be attributed to this record.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationCount14
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
observationDescriptor14
Descriptor that provides information on the behavior or location of the individuals reported, using a standard vocabulary and/or format. "TotalCount" should ideally be restricted to ObservationCount only. Distance or time intervals should be entered using this format: -1 m, >1 m, -2 min., 2-5 min., etc. Other values could include age or sex classes (Adults, Juveniles, 1st Year, After 2nd Year, Males, Females, etc.), site classes (Flyover, Outside Sampling Area, Offshore, Shoreline, Inland, etc.), behavior (Singing, Calling, Sleeping, Feeding, etc.).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObservationDescriptor14
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
obsCountAtLeast
Low value of a range count of individuals detected or observed during this observation event.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObsCountAtLeast
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type integer
Requiredfalse
obsCountAtMost
High value of a range count of individuals detected or observed during this observation event.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/ObsCountAtMost
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type integer
Requiredfalse

Event

dateUncertaintyInDays
Uncertainty of the ObservationDate (decimal days), for cases where exact observation date is unknown.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/DateUncertaintyInDays
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
allIndividualsReported
Whether the ObservationCount includes all individuals detected during the sampling event (vs. only presence for example, or partial counts).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/AllIndividualsReported
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
allSpeciesReported
Whether the ObservationCount for a given taxon includes all individuals that have been detected within a higher taxonomic group, such as the class (eg, all Birds, all Fishes, or all Butterflies), as defined in the field ProtocolSpeciesTargeted, or as defined by the protocol. "No" should be used to indicate that the sampling event should not be used to infer negative observations (the absence of the species not reported within the scope of the protocol).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/AllSpeciesReported
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupEvent
Data Type string
Requiredfalse

Location

uTMZone
The UTM zone of the location from which the organism was collected/observed.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/UTMZone
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupLocation
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
uTMNorthing
The UTM northing value of the location from which the organism was collected/observed.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/UTMNorthing
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupLocation
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
uTMEasting
The UTM easting value of the location from which the organism was collected/observed.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/UTMEasting
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupLocation
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
coordinatesUncertaintyInDecimalDegrees
The upper limit of the distance (in decimal degrees) from the given latitude and longitude describing a circle within which the whole of the described locality must lie. Leave blank where the uncertainty is unknown, cannot be estimated, or is not applicable (because there are no coordinates).
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/CoordinatesUncertaintyInDecimalDegrees
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupLocation
Data Type string
Requiredfalse

Record-level

recordPermissions
Permissions regarding the display and distribution of this record. Default value is 5 (public).
Examples: Level 1-5; please see: http://www.avianknowledge.net/content/about/data-access-levels
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/RecordPermissions
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupRecord-level
Data Type string
Requiredfalse

Taxon

multiScientificName1
Full scientific name of one of the possible taxa involved in this record, in cases where the record is one of several possible taxa. In cases of species grouping, the core taxonomic fields should only be provided if they apply to all possible taxa in the group. The various species that belong to this group should be listed for all records, even if some of them have not been actually detected in a specific record. Up to 6 member taxa can be recorded using the 6 MultiScientificName fields.
Examples: Large Shorebirds could include birds from the genus Limosa sp., Numenius sp. and Tringa sp. The lowest common taxonomic unit in common is the family Scolopacidae.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MultiScientificName1
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupTaxon
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
multiScientificName2
Full scientific name of one of the possible taxa involved in this record, in cases where the record is one of several possible taxa. In cases of species grouping, the core taxonomic fields should only be provided if they apply to all possible taxa in the group. The various species that belong to this group should be listed for all records, even if some of them have not been actually detected in a specific record. Up to 6 member taxa can be recorded using the 6 MultiScientificName fields.
Examples: Large Shorebirds could include birds from the genus Limosa sp., Numenius sp. and Tringa sp. The lowest common taxonomic unit in common is the family Scolopacidae.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MultiScientificName2
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupTaxon
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
multiScientificName3
Full scientific name of one of the possible taxa involved in this record, in cases where the record is one of several possible taxa. In cases of species grouping, the core taxonomic fields should only be provided if they apply to all possible taxa in the group. The various species that belong to this group should be listed for all records, even if some of them have not been actually detected in a specific record. Up to 6 member taxa can be recorded using the 6 MultiScientificName fields.
Examples: Large Shorebirds could include birds from the genus Limosa sp., Numenius sp. and Tringa sp. The lowest common taxonomic unit in common is the family Scolopacidae.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MultiScientificName3
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupTaxon
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
multiScientificName4
Full scientific name of one of the possible taxa involved in this record, in cases where the record is one of several possible taxa. In cases of species grouping, the core taxonomic fields should only be provided if they apply to all possible taxa in the group. The various species that belong to this group should be listed for all records, even if some of them have not been actually detected in a specific record. Up to 6 member taxa can be recorded using the 6 MultiScientificName fields.
Examples: Large Shorebirds could include birds from the genus Limosa sp., Numenius sp. and Tringa sp. The lowest common taxonomic unit in common is the family Scolopacidae.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MultiScientificName4
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupTaxon
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
multiScientificName5
Full scientific name of one of the possible taxa involved in this record, in cases where the record is one of several possible taxa. In cases of species grouping, the core taxonomic fields should only be provided if they apply to all possible taxa in the group. The various species that belong to this group should be listed for all records, even if some of them have not been actually detected in a specific record. Up to 6 member taxa can be recorded using the 6 MultiScientificName fields.
Examples: Large Shorebirds could include birds from the genus Limosa sp., Numenius sp. and Tringa sp. The lowest common taxonomic unit in common is the family Scolopacidae.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MultiScientificName5
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupTaxon
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
multiScientificName6
Full scientific name of one of the possible taxa involved in this record, in cases where the record is one of several possible taxa. In cases of species grouping, the core taxonomic fields should only be provided if they apply to all possible taxa in the group. The various species that belong to this group should be listed for all records, even if some of them have not been actually detected in a specific record. Up to 6 member taxa can be recorded using the 6 MultiScientificName fields.
Examples: Large Shorebirds could include birds from the genus Limosa sp., Numenius sp. and Tringa sp. The lowest common taxonomic unit in common is the family Scolopacidae.
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MultiScientificName6
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupTaxon
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
taxonomicAuthorityVersion
Version number (including minor version or supplement number) of the taxonomic authority
Examples: Version 7, supplement 46
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/TaxonomicAuthorityVersion
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupTaxon
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
taxonomicAuthorityYear
Year of publication of the taxonomic authority, including minor version and supplement.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/TaxonomicAuthorityYear
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupTaxon
Data Type string
Requiredfalse

Occurrence

breedingBirdAtlasCode
Breeding Bird Atlas evidence code, using North American Atlas Committee standards. See https://www.birdscanada.org/norac/
Examples: NY = Nest with young
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/BreedingBirdAtlasCode
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementType1
The nature of OtherMeasurement1. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary.
Examples: "tail length", "temperature", "trap line length", "survey area", "trap type", "isotopic signature". 
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementType1
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementValue1
Value of OtherMeasurementParameter1
Examples: 45, "20", "1", "14.5", "UV-light"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementValue1
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementAccuracy1
The description of the potential error associated with the OtherMeasurementValue1
Examples: 0.01, "normal distribution with variation of 2 m"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementAccuracy1
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementUnit1
The units associated with the OtherMeasurementValue1. Recommended best practice is to use the International System of Units (SI).
Examples: mm, "C", "km", "ha"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementUnit1
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementDeterminedBy1
A list (concatenated and separated) of names of people, groups, or organizations who determined the value of the OtherMeasurement1.
Examples:  "Rob Guralnick", "Julie Woodruff | Eileen Lacey"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementDeterminedBy1
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementMethod1
A description of or reference to (publication, URI) the method or protocol used to determine the OtherMeasurement1
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementMethod1
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementType2
The nature of OtherMeasurement2. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary.
Examples: "tail length", "temperature", "trap line length", "survey area", "trap type", "isotopic signature". 
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementType2
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementValue2
Value of OtherMeasurementParameter2
Examples: 45, "20", "1", "14.5", "UV-light"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementValue2
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementAccuracy2
The description of the potential error associated with the OtherMeasurementValue2
Examples: 0.01, "normal distribution with variation of 2 m"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementAccuracy2
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementUnit2
The units associated with the OtherMeasurementValue2. Recommended best practice is to use the International System of Units (SI).
Examples: mm, "C", "km", "ha"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementUnit2
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementDeterminedBy2
A list (concatenated and separated) of names of people, groups, or organizations who determined the value of the OtherMeasurement2
Examples:  "Rob Guralnick", "Julie Woodruff | Eileen Lacey"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementDeterminedBy2
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementMethod2
A description of or reference to (publication, URI) the method or protocol used to determine the OtherMeasurement2
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementMethod2
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementType3
The nature of OtherMeasurement3. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary.
Examples: "tail length", "temperature", "trap line length", "survey area", "trap type", "isotopic signature". 
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementType3
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementValue3
Value of OtherMeasurementParameter3
Examples: 45, "20", "1", "14.5", "UV-light"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementValue3
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementAccuracy3
The description of the potential error associated with the OtherMeasurementValue3
Examples: 0.01, "normal distribution with variation of 2 m"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementAccuracy3
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementUnit3
The units associated with the OtherMeasurementValue3. Recommended best practice is to use the International System of Units (SI).
Examples: mm, "C", "km", "ha"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementUnit3
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementDeterminedBy3
A list (concatenated and separated) of names of people, groups, or organizations who determined the value of the OtherMeasurement3
Examples:  "Rob Guralnick", "Julie Woodruff | Eileen Lacey"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementDeterminedBy3
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementMethod3
A description of or reference to (publication, URI) the method or protocol used to determine the OtherMeasurement3
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementMethod3
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementType4
The nature of OtherMeasurement4. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary.
Examples: "tail length", "temperature", "trap line length", "survey area", "trap type", "isotopic signature". 
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementType4
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementValue4
Value of OtherMeasurementParameter4
Examples: 45, "20", "1", "14.5", "UV-light"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementValue4
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementAccuracy4
The description of the potential error associated with the OtherMeasurementValue4
Examples: 0.01, "normal distribution with variation of 2 m"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementAccuracy4
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementUnit4
The units associated with the OtherMeasurementValue4. Recommended best practice is to use the International System of Units (SI).
Examples: mm, "C", "km", "ha"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementUnit4
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementDeterminedBy4
A list (concatenated and separated) of names of people, groups, or organizations who determined the value of the OtherMeasurement4
Examples:  "Rob Guralnick", "Julie Woodruff | Eileen Lacey"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementDeterminedBy4
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementMethod4
A description of or reference to (publication, URI) the method or protocol used to determine the OtherMeasurement4
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementMethod4
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementType5
The nature of OtherMeasurement5. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary.
Examples: "tail length", "temperature", "trap line length", "survey area", "trap type", "isotopic signature". 
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementType5
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementValue5
Value of OtherMeasurementParameter5
Examples: 45, "20", "1", "14.5", "UV-light"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementValue5
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementAccuracy5
The description of the potential error associated with the OtherMeasurementValue5
Examples: 0.01, "normal distribution with variation of 2 m"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementAccuracy5
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementUnit5
The units associated with the OtherMeasurementValue5. Recommended best practice is to use the International System of Units (SI).
Examples: mm, "C", "km", "ha"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementUnit5
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementDeterminedBy5
A list (concatenated and separated) of names of people, groups, or organizations who determined the value of the OtherMeasurement5
Examples:  "Rob Guralnick", "Julie Woodruff | Eileen Lacey"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementDeterminedBy5
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementMethod5
A description of or reference to (publication, URI) the method or protocol used to determine the OtherMeasurement5
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementMethod5
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementType6
The nature of OtherMeasurement6. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary.
Examples: "tail length", "temperature", "trap line length", "survey area", "trap type", "isotopic signature". 
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementType6
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementValue6
Value of OtherMeasurementParameter6
Examples: 45, "20", "1", "14.5", "UV-light"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementValue6
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementAccuracy6
The description of the potential error associated with the OtherMeasurementValue6
Examples: 0.01, "normal distribution with variation of 2 m"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementAccuracy6
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementUnit6
The units associated with the OtherMeasurementValue6. Recommended best practice is to use the International System of Units (SI).
Examples: mm, "C", "km", "ha"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementUnit6
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementDeterminedBy6
A list (concatenated and separated) of names of people, groups, or organizations who determined the value of the OtherMeasurement6
Examples:  "Rob Guralnick", "Julie Woodruff | Eileen Lacey"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementDeterminedBy6
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementMethod6
A description of or reference to (publication, URI) the method or protocol used to determine the OtherMeasurement6
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementMethod6
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementType7
The nature of OtherMeasurement7. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary.
Examples: "tail length", "temperature", "trap line length", "survey area", "trap type", "isotopic signature". 
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementType7
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementValue7
Value of OtherMeasurementParameter7
Examples: 45, "20", "1", "14.5", "UV-light"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementValue7
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementAccuracy7
The description of the potential error associated with the OtherMeasurementValue7
Examples: 0.01, "normal distribution with variation of 2 m"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementAccuracy7
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementUnit7
The units associated with the OtherMeasurementValue7. Recommended best practice is to use the International System of Units (SI).
Examples: mm, "C", "km", "ha"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementUnit7
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementDeterminedBy7
A list (concatenated and separated) of names of people, groups, or organizations who determined the value of the OtherMeasurement7
Examples:  "Rob Guralnick", "Julie Woodruff | Eileen Lacey"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementDeterminedBy7
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementMethod7
A description of or reference to (publication, URI) the method or protocol used to determine the OtherMeasurement7
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementMethod7
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementType8
The nature of OtherMeasurement8. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary.
Examples: "tail length", "temperature", "trap line length", "survey area", "trap type", "isotopic signature". 
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementType8
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementValue8
Value of OtherMeasurementParameter8
Examples: 45, "20", "1", "14.5", "UV-light"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementValue8
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementAccuracy8
The description of the potential error associated with the OtherMeasurementValue8
Examples: 0.01, "normal distribution with variation of 2 m"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementAccuracy8
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementUnit8
The units associated with the OtherMeasurementValue8. Recommended best practice is to use the International System of Units (SI).
Examples: mm, "C", "km", "ha"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementUnit8
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementDeterminedBy8
A list (concatenated and separated) of names of people, groups, or organizations who determined the value of the OtherMeasurement8
Examples:  "Rob Guralnick", "Julie Woodruff | Eileen Lacey"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementDeterminedBy8
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementMethod8
A description of or reference to (publication, URI) the method or protocol used to determine the OtherMeasurement8
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementMethod8
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementType9
The nature of OtherMeasurement9. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary.
Examples: "tail length", "temperature", "trap line length", "survey area", "trap type", "isotopic signature". 
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementType9
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementValue9
Value of OtherMeasurementParameter9
Examples: 45, "20", "1", "14.5", "UV-light"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementValue9
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementAccuracy9
The description of the potential error associated with the OtherMeasurementValue9
Examples: 0.01, "normal distribution with variation of 2 m"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementAccuracy9
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementUnit9
The units associated with the OtherMeasurementValue9. Recommended best practice is to use the International System of Units (SI).
Examples: mm, "C", "km", "ha"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementUnit9
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementDeterminedBy9
A list (concatenated and separated) of names of people, groups, or organizations who determined the value of the OtherMeasurement9
Examples:  "Rob Guralnick", "Julie Woodruff | Eileen Lacey"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementDeterminedBy9
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementMethod9
A description of or reference to (publication, URI) the method or protocol used to determine the OtherMeasurement9
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementMethod9
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementType10
The nature of OtherMeasurement10. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary.
Examples: "tail length", "temperature", "trap line length", "survey area", "trap type", "isotopic signature". 
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementType10
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementValue10
Value of OtherMeasurementParameter10
Examples: 45, "20", "1", "14.5", "UV-light"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementValue10
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementAccuracy10
The description of the potential error associated with the OtherMeasurementValue10
Examples: 0.01, "normal distribution with variation of 2 m"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementAccuracy10
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementUnit10
The units associated with the OtherMeasurementValue10. Recommended best practice is to use the International System of Units (SI).
Examples: mm, "C", "km", "ha"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementUnit10
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementDeterminedBy10
A list (concatenated and separated) of names of people, groups, or organizations who determined the value of the OtherMeasurement910
Examples:  "Rob Guralnick", "Julie Woodruff | Eileen Lacey"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementDeterminedBy10
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementMethod10
A description of or reference to (publication, URI) the method or protocol used to determine the OtherMeasurement10
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementMethod10
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementType11
The nature of OtherMeasurement11. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary.
Examples: "tail length", "temperature", "trap line length", "survey area", "trap type", "isotopic signature". 
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementType11
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementValue11
Value of OtherMeasurementParameter11
Examples: 45, "20", "1", "14.5", "UV-light"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementValue11
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementAccuracy11
The description of the potential error associated with the OtherMeasurementValue11
Examples: 0.01, "normal distribution with variation of 2 m"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementAccuracy11
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementUnit11
The units associated with the OtherMeasurementValue11. Recommended best practice is to use the International System of Units (SI).
Examples: mm, "C", "km", "ha"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementUnit11
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementDeterminedBy11
A list (concatenated and separated) of names of people, groups, or organizations who determined the value of the OtherMeasurement11
Examples:  "Rob Guralnick", "Julie Woodruff | Eileen Lacey"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementDeterminedBy11
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementMethod11
A description of or reference to (publication, URI) the method or protocol used to determine the OtherMeasurement11
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementMethod11
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementType12
The nature of OtherMeasurement12. Recommended best practice is to use a controlled vocabulary.
Examples: "tail length", "temperature", "trap line length", "survey area", "trap type", "isotopic signature". 
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementType12
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementValue12
Value of OtherMeasurementParameter12
Examples: 45, "20", "1", "14.5", "UV-light"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementValue12
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementAccuracy12
The description of the potential error associated with the OtherMeasurementValue12
Examples: 0.01, "normal distribution with variation of 2 m"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementAccuracy12
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementUnit12
The units associated with the OtherMeasurementValue12. Recommended best practice is to use the International System of Units (SI).
Examples: mm, "C", "km", "ha"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementUnit12
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementDeterminedBy12
A list (concatenated and separated) of names of people, groups, or organizations who determined the value of the OtherMeasurement12
Examples:  "Rob Guralnick", "Julie Woodruff | Eileen Lacey"
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementDeterminedBy12
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
measurementMethod12
A description of or reference to (publication, URI) the method or protocol used to determine the OtherMeasurement12
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/MeasurementMethod12
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
primaryMarkerType
Type of primary marker (e.g. metal leg band)
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/PrimaryMarkerType
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
primaryMarkerNumber
Number of primary marker (e.g. band number)
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/PrimaryMarkerNumber
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
auxiliaryMarkerType
Other type of marker placed on the bird
Examples: neck collar, web tag, wing tag
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/AuxiliaryMarkerType
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
auxiliaryMarkerNumber
Number of auxilliary marker (e.g. color band)
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/AuxiliaryMarkerNumber
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupOccurrence
Data Type string
Requiredfalse

Record-level

lastModifiedAction
The last action that was taken on this record at DateLastModified.
Examples: Possible values are UPDATE (existing record that was changed), INSERT (new record added) and DELETE (record removed, indicating that this record should be permanently excluded).
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/LastModifiedAction
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupRecord-level
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
recordReviewStatus
Current review status or decision regarding this individual record.
Examples: no review needed, reviewed and accepted, not accepted, pending review
Qualified Namehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde/RecordReviewStatus
Namespacehttp://www.birdscanada.org/bmde
GroupRecord-level
Data Type string
Requiredfalse