Dataset Details - Badger and Habitats Survey of Ireland
Dataset with records of badgers and other mammal species made during the period of the survey.
28/06/2011
05/09/2017
The suvey was undertaken to obtain baseline data on the distribution and abundance of badgers in Ireland.
Full details of the data capture methodology is available in Smal, C. (1995) The Badger and Habitat Survey of Ireland. Unpublished Report to the Department of Agriculture and the National Parks & Wildlife Service.. Searches for badger setts were made at 729 pre-selected 1km squares from across the country. Setts were classified, mapped and associated habitat data were recorded
National
1989-1995
All data was checked by the project co-ordinator, Dr Chris Smal. Extensive quality control was carried out at all stages in the project, with trainaing and standardised data collection an important part of the project.
Complete
Smal, C. (1995) The Badger and Habitat Survey of Ireland. Unpublished Report to the Department of Agriculture and the National Parks & Wildlife Service.
National Parks & Wildlife Service, Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Badger and Habitats Survey of Ireland, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 23 April 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/4>
Dataset species distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Live Map

Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Live Map
Dataset record distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of records within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Live Map

Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of records within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Live Map
Dataset Contacts
Deirdre Lynn
NPWS, 7 Ely Place, Dublin 2, Ireland.
+353-1-8883293
deirdre.lynn@ahg.gov.ie
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 4067
Year 53
Month 46
Year Range 5
Day Range 5
1982
1993
Record Statistics

4176

932

12

0

Resolution No. records
100m 899
1km 2583
2km 0
10km 694
50km 0
Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Common name The common name of the taxon
Type of sighting A description of the type of sighting made
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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