Dataset Details - Irish Wetland Birds Survey (I-WeBS) 1994-2001.
Ireland's wetlands and their waterbirds
28/06/2011
28/07/2017
The purpose of the survey is to determine the population size and annual trends in key wetland birds, and to use the data as the basis for site selection and designation.
A co-ordinated programme of bird counts at wetland sites on pre-determined dates between September and March each winter. The counts are made by volunteers and professionals to a standard methodology.
The coverage is for the Republic of Ireland.
The data cover the period September 1994 to March 2001.
All of the data has been checked and managed by BirdWatch Ireland. The data presented on the mapping system is the synthesised results produced by BirdWatch Ireland.
Published in Crowe, O. (2005) Ireland's Wetlands and their Waterbirds: Status and Distribution. BirdWatch Ireland.
Further details of the survey can be obtained from BirdWatch Ireland's website www.birdwatchireland.ie
BirdWatch Ireland
BirdWatch Ireland, Irish Wetland Birds Survey (I-WeBS) 1994-2001., National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 18 July 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/36>
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
BirdWatch Ireland
Olivia Crowe
P.O. Box 12, Greystones, Co. Wicklow
00 353 1 2819878
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Year Range 10909
1994
2001
Record Statistics

10909

651

132

0

Resolution No. records
100m 9638
1km 1271
2km 0
10km 0
50km 0
Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Accuracy of Grid Reference Accuracy of Grid Reference
County Name of administrative county within which the record was made
Literature source Citation of the literature used as source of data
Mean 1994-1998 Mean of counts from 1994-1998.
Mean 1995-1999 Mean of counts from 1995-1999.
Mean 1996-2000 Mean of counts from 1996-2000.
Num. of counts 1994/1995 Number of counts performed at the specified site during the 1994/1995 recording period.
Num. of counts 1995/1996 Number of counts performed at the specified site during the 1995/1996 recording period.
Num. of counts 1996/1997 Number of counts performed at the specified site during the 1996/1997 recording period.
Num. of counts 1997/1998 Number of counts performed at the specified site during the 1997/1998 recording period.
Num. of counts 1998/1999 Number of counts performed at the specified site during the 1998/1999 recording period.
Num. of counts 1999/2000 Number of counts performed at the specified site during the 1999/2000 recording period.
Num. of counts 2000/2001 Number of counts performed at the specified site during the 2000/2001 recording period.
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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