Great British Bee Count 2016 - Stage 2 (records verified from photo)
This dataset contains the verified records from the Great British Bee Count 2015. From 19 May - 30 June 2016 amateur bee spotters from all over the UK joined in to submit their bee sightings. Over 14,000 photographs were gathered and these have been used by entamologists to verify individual records.
Whole of UK.
The Great British Bee Count aims to raise awareness around the plight of bees and encourage people all over the UK to provide habitats for bees to thrive. Amateur bee spotters reported bee sightings to category and species level. Photos were collected for this count for verification purposes. Please note: We are always looking for volunteers to assist with verification of records in order to grow this dataset. Please email email@example.com to receive information on how to be involved.
Good - Species determined from photograph. Records where the photograph was unclear or instances where a confident identification could not be made have not been uploaded to this dataset.
Data was gathered via the Great British Bee Count app. This app is available for both iOS and Android mobile devices. Once all the data was gathered a set of rules were applied to the data in a cleansing exercise - this eliminated duplicates, non-UK records and suspicious records. Over 14,000 photographs were submitted in order to allow for independent verification.
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