Dataset Details - Mammals of Ireland 2016-2025
Observations of wild and feral mammals.
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.
Open (Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0)
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 - 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
|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|
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