Dataset Details - Mammal Recording Scheme 1970-1985 (An Foras Forbartha)
Mammal sightings recording during the An Foras Forbartha mammal recording scheme 1970-1985.
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.
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 22 September 2020, <https://newmaps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/229>
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.|
|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.|
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