Dataset Details - National Feral Ferret (Mustela putoris furo) Database
Records of feral ferret (Mustela putoris furo) in Ireland
To determine the distribution of feral ferret populations in Ireland.
A national survey from 2006-2008 was initiated and records of feral ferret from different sources were compiled.
The island of Ireland
1906 to 2012
All records have been validated.
Data used in publication Buckley, D.J. & Lundy, M. (2012) The current distribution and potential for future range expansion of feral ferret Mustela putorisu furo in Ireland. European Journal of Wildlife Research DOI 10.1007/s10344-012-0677-4
Restricted (Data can be viewed on the mapping system but is not available for download)
Daniel J. Buckley, National Feral Ferret (Mustela putoris furo) Database, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 02 February 2023, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/164>
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
|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|
|Grid reference comment||An explantory note on the grid reference associated with each record|
|Habitat description||A description of the habitat in which the organism was recorded|
|Literature source||Citation of the literature used as source of data|
|Record comment||A comment associated with any individual record|
|Sex||The sex of the organism if known|
|Source||Original source of data|
|Specimen comment||A comment associated with the specimen|
|Type of sighting||A description of the type of sighting made|
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