Dataset Details - Mammals of Ireland 2016-2025
Observations of wild and feral mammals.
27/09/2016
11/07/2018
To maintain data on sightings of mammals made by the general and to make these data available for research, to inform decision-making and for other conservation-related purposes.
Mostly collation of casual sightings of wild and feral mammals submitted directly to the National Biodiversity Data Centre.
The island of Ireland.
From January 2016. Older sightings are contained in the Atlas of Mammals in Ireland 2010-2015 dataset.
All data have undergone validation.
Dataset is incomplete as it forms part of an ongoing survey.
N/A
Collated by the National Biodiversity Data Centre from different sources, Mammals of Ireland 2016-2025, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 19 October 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/253>
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
Dr. Liam Lysaght
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Carriganore WIT West Campus, Waterford, Ireland.
+353 51 306240
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 6349
1987
2018
Record Statistics

6349

3738

37

0

Resolution No. records
100m 6237
1km 112
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
Habitat description A description of the habitat in which the organism was recorded
Life stage A description of the life stage of the organism recorded.
Record comment A comment associated with any individual record
Type of sighting The nature of the sighting; whether it was of a live animal, trapped, dead on road, den, etc.
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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