Birdata support and FAQs

  • Data format is based on the standard Birdata survey import data specification
  • The SurveyType field must not be included. This will automatically be populated with the Shorebirds 2020 Count type
  • The Shorebirds-specific columns are listed in the tables below:
Columns for survey file
Column Name Format Notes
AllShorebirdsVisibleCounted true/false Required
CompleteWaterbirdCount true/false Required
CompleteCount true/false Optional
PartOfBiannualCount true/false Optional
WindSpeed One of: Calm, Light breeze, Windy Optional
WindDirection One of: None, N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW, Variable Optional
Tide One of: High, Rising, Falling, Low Optional