National Bat Database of Ireland

Occurrence dataset published by National Biodiversity Data Centre

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Summary

Full Title

National Bat Database of Ireland

Description

The dataset contains records of bat observations received and maintained by Bat Conservation Ireland. The data come from a number of different surveys, some of which have been undertaken by BCI and their members. More recent data was collected as part of the BATLAS 2010 project.

Additional Information

Data can be accessed also through the Bat Conservation Ireland web site at http://www.batconservationireland.org/

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 1977 - Jan 1, 2011

Language of Data

 

Administrative contact
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland Beechfield house, Carriganore WIT West Campus Waterford County Waterford Ireland +353 (0)51 306 240
Metadata author
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland Beechfield house, Carriganore WIT West Campus County Waterford Ireland +353 (0)51 306 240
Originator
Tina Aughney
Bat Conservation Ireland Ulex House, Drumheel, Lisduff, Virginia, Co. Cavan 086 4049468

Published by

National Biodiversity Data Centre

Publication Date

Feb 7, 2012

Registration Date

Mar 20, 2012

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Taxonomic Coverage

Species Groups recorded: terrestrial mammal.

21,178 Georeferenced data

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Description

Island of Ireland. Data have been captured often at a fine level of resolution, but are only displayed at 1km resolution to protect location of roosts and … more

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Geographic Coverage

Island of Ireland. Data have been captured often at a fine level of resolution, but are only displayed at 1km resolution to protect location of roosts and other important sites. The location name is also withheld for a similar reason.

Methodology

Quality control

The data have been submitted by suitably qualified bat workers and recorders to the data set. The Lesser Horseshoe bat records contained in the database are not shown, as these are available through the Lesser Horseshoe bat database managed by NPWS.

Method Steps

  1. The methods of data capture vary depending on the purpose of the survey.