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Animal Demography Unit - South African Bird Ringing Unit (SAFRING)
Entry ID: adu_safring

Abstract: The South African Bird Ringing Unit (SAFRING) administers bird ringing in southern Africa, supplying rings, ringing equipment and services to volunteer and professional ringers in South Africa and neighbouring countries. All ringing records are curated by SAFRING, which is an essential arm of the Animal Demography Unit. Contact is maintained by the SAFRING Project Coordinator with all ringers ... View entire text
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Description: Sub-Saharan African OBIS (AfrOBIS)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.25   S: -71.9   E: 73.5   W: -76.33

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Animal Demography Unit, UCT
Dataset Title: South African Bird Ringing Unit (SAFRING)
Dataset Release Place: Cape Town, South Africa
Dataset Publisher: AfrOBIS, South Africa
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1899-12-30
Stop Date: 2004-12-31
Quality The quality is unknown
Access Constraints None.
Use Constraints Acknowledge the use of specific records from contributing databases in the form appearing in the 'Citation' field thereof (if any); and acknowledge the use of the OBIS facility.

For information purposes, email to the full citation of any publication made (printed or electronic) that cites OBIS or any constituent part.

Recognize the limitations of data in OBIS.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
International Ocean Biogeographic Information System Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 565
Fax: (732) 932-8578
Email: evberghe at
Contact Address:
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University
71 Dudley Road
City: New Brunswick
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08901-8521
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: +27 21 6502421
Email: dieter.oschadleus at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-02-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-30