Dataset Details - National Lesser Horseshoe Bat Database
Dataset containing the counts made of know Lesser Horseshoe bat roosts to track population change.
20/01/2012
05/09/2017
The data is collected to determine and track changes to the national population of Lesser Horseshoe Bat to guide conservation efforts. This species is listed in Annex II and Annex IV of the EU Habitats Directive.
The data was collected from different types of count methods.
Island of Ireland
Early 1980s to 2011
Data is to high quality. All counts were made by bat workers or staff of National Parks and Wildlife Service.
Records are added to the database on an ongoing basis.
National Parks and Wildlife Service website http://www.npws.ie/
National Parks & Wildlife Service, Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, National Lesser Horseshoe Bat Database, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 19 September 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/127>
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 3988
Day Range 176
1974
2015
Record Statistics

4164

1

8

0

Resolution No. records
100m 4155
1km 9
2km 0
10km 0
50km 0
Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Abundance Measure of abundance of the organism recorded.
County Name of administrative county within which the record was made.
Determiner name The name of the person(s) who verified the identification - used for verify records of difficult taxa
Type of sighting The nature of the sighting; whether it was of a live animal, trapped, dead on road, den, etc.
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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