Details of Bird observations at Borsele off shore wind farm


Dataset identification

Title of datasetBird observations at Borsele off shore wind farm
Narrative summary of datasetAerial surveys with bird observations around the off shore wind farm Borssele (North Sea). It is acquired for gaining insight in spatio-temporal behavior of patterns of birds. RWS case number: 31163291.
Summary of processing methodologyRaw imagery is manually annotated, resulting in bounding boxes per video frame and species identification.
Supporting documentation1) Demand specification for this project; 2) implementation plan of this project; 3) datafactsheet
Start date2021-02-13
End date2022-02-05

Responsible organisations

Organisation nameRijkswaterstaat Water, Traffic and Environment
Role of organisationDataset Holding Organisation

Dataset availability

Original dataset download link
Dataset formatText or Plaintext
Public accessNo limitations
License for useCC-BY 4.0


Latitude north boundary52.25
Longitude east boundary3.8
Latitude south boundary51.4
Longitude west boundary2.5
Sea areaNorth Sea

Data types, collection and processing

Observation typeBirds, mammals and reptiles
ParameterBird counts
Bird behaviour
Instrument typecameras
Platform typeaeroplane

Process information

Submitting organisationWitteveen en Bos
Submission identifier (UUID)4b658435-ceda-483b-98f7-2dc182d48a5e
Date of dataset creation2021-02-13
Date of metadata creation2023-11-30
Date of metadata latest revision2024-01-29
Date of publishing2024-02-06
Processing data centreFlanders Marine Institute
Summary record-ID1441