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Get surveys by species

Lists a summary of the surveys and their locations associated with a species (taxon id) as specified by 'species'.

Downloads may not work for species that have thousands of locations (e.g. koala). You will need to download subsets of the data as described below.

WildNet Koala Locations is an export of koala locations derived using this function.

Example outputs;
- GEOJSON (default):
- KML:
- CSV:

Species profile search can be used to locate species information (by name or a taxonomy search). It uses the Get species by ID function to display species profiles with images and maps and uses the Get surveys by species function for downloading data.

WetlandMaps provides a map interface to display the data derived from Get sites, Get surveys and Get surveys by species functions with other spatial layers (such as protected areas and wetland mapping).

Examples using different inputs (csv format specified):

Mandatory Variables:
taxonid: A unique id that identifies a particular species. Use Get species to access taxonids.

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Additional information

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Last updated 30/05/2019
Created 03/02/2014
Next review 30/06/2020
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Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Expiration date30/06/2020
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createdover 5 years ago
last modified27 days ago
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Help opening .geojson file?

Read about the .geojson file format on Wikipedia.

Data attribution

Environment and Science, Queensland Government, Qld wildlife data API, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 27 June 2019


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