Dataset Details - Otter survey of Ireland 2004 & 2005
Dataset with records of otter and mink signs made during the period of the survey.
30/10/2012
05/09/2017
The survey was carried out to establish the current status of otters in Ireland, and to formulate recommendations for the species monitoring.
Full details of the data capture methodology is available in NPWS IWM No. 23. Searches for otter signs were made at 525 pre-selected sites across the country.
National
2004-2005
Surveys carried out by TCD contractors and NPWS staff. Quality control and training was an important part of the survey methodology. Data is of a high quality.
Complete
NPWS Irish Wildlife Manual 23; Anon. 2007. Otter (Lutra lutra) Conservation Status Assessment. National Parks and Wildlife Service. Department of Environment Heritage and Local Government. Dublin
National Parks & Wildlife Service, Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Otter survey of Ireland 2004 & 2005, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 19 June 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/161>
Dataset species distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
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Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
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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).
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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 366
Year 4
Unknown 3
2000
2007
Record Statistics

373

372

1

1

Resolution No. records
100m 373
1km 0
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
Common name The common name of the taxon
Determiner name The name of the person(s) who verified the identification - used for verify records of difficult taxa
Record comment A comment associated with any individual record
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)
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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