Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)

Data Type: Wildlife
Spatial Resolution: Varies
Source: Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
Publication Date: Updated continuously
Urban Applicability: Good

An extensive database of biodiversity datasets, including species occurance records. GBIF also offers a streamlined method for downloading subsets of large community science databases such as eBird and iNaturalist.

How to access: 

Data downloadable as a CSV spreadsheet with or without coordinates. If a spatial dataset (e.g., a shapefile) is desired, software or coding languages with geospatial capabilities (e.g., GIS, QGIS, R, Python) will be needed to convert between CSV and spatial data formats.