Dataset Details - Birds of Ireland
Sighting of birds
28/08/2012
16/03/2018
To increase knowledge of local bird distribution in Ireland
Generally casual observations submitted to the Data Centre through the on-line data submission form
Island of Ireland and its territorial waters
Mostly from 2011 onwards
High
Ongoing
N/A
Collated by the National Biodiversity Data Centre from different sources, Birds of Ireland, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 20 September 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/155>
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
Liam Lysaght
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Carriganore, WIT West Campus, Waterford
+ 353 51 306240
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 67176
Year 33
Month 25
1970
2017
Record Statistics

67234

7108

351

2

Resolution No. records
100m 62749
1km 4485
2km 0
10km 0
50km 0
Surveys
SurveyId Title Data Capture Period Species Records
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Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Abundance Measure of abundance of the organism recorded
Activity A description of the type of behaviour observed
Common name The common name of the taxon
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
Habitat code (Fossitt, 2000) The code assigned to the habitat described in A Guide to Habitats in Ireland (Fossitt 2000)
Habitat description A description of the habitat in which the organism was recorded
Record comment A comment associated with any individual record
Site description A general description of the site, not necessarly based on formal habitat description
Source Original source of data
Survey name Name of survey if the record was made as part of a specific survey (including collections of casual observations and other loose assemblages of data)
Type of sighting A description of the type of sighting made
Vice-county The name of the Watsonian (botanical) vice-county within which the record was made
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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