Dataset Details - Mammal Recording Scheme 1970-1985 (An Foras Forbartha)
Mammal sightings recording during the An Foras Forbartha mammal recording scheme 1970-1985.
22/03/2016
03/03/2018
To increase understanding of mammals distribution in Ireland.
Details of mammal sightings were received from members of the public by receipt of hard copy record cards posted to An Foras Forbartha.
The island of Ireland.
1970 to 1985.
All records would have been validated by staff of An Foras Forbartha.
Includes all available data from existing record cards, but some cards may be missing.
N/A
Restricted (Data can be viewed on the mapping system but is not available for download)
Collated by the National Biodiversity Data Centre from different sources, Mammal Recording Scheme 1970-1985 (An Foras Forbartha), National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 16 October 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/229>
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 56 7726654
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Year 916
Day Range 466
Day 181
Year Range 70
Month 2
1905
1985
Record Statistics

1635

847

22

0

Resolution No. records
100m 89
1km 1476
2km 0
10km 70
50km 0
Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
County Name of administrative county within which the record was made.
Source Original source of data.
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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