Dataset Details - An Atlas of Breeding Birds of the Burren and Aran Islands 1993 - 1996
Results of a survey of the breeding birds presented on a tetrad (2km X 2km) grid basis.
To produce distribution maps, on a 2km x 2km grid, of all birds seen in the region during the breeding season between 1993 & 1996.
Each tetrad within the area was visited at least once and any birds seen were recorded, and indication of breeding category noted. Up to 50 fieldworks submitted records to the Atlas organiser.
The Burren region of north Clare and the Aran Island of County Galway
The breeding season from 1 April to 31 July in 1993, 1994, 1995 & 1996.
All data checked by Liam Lysaght
Dataset is complete and published. L.Lysaght (2002) An Atlas of Breeding Birds of the Burren and Aran Islands. Birdwatch Ireland, Co. Dublin
The original cards are stored at the National Biodiversity Data Centre.
Open (Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0)
BirdWatch Ireland, An Atlas of Breeding Birds of the Burren and Aran Islands 1993 - 1996, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 14 November 2019, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/10>
Dataset species distribution
Terrestrial Map - 10kmDistribution of the number of species recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Marine Map - 50KmDistribution of the number of species recorded within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Dataset record distribution
Terrestrial Map - 10kmDistribution of the number of records within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Marine Map - 50KmDistribution of the number of records within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Records per year
Species per year
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