National Feral Ferret (Mustela putor…

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Full Title

National Feral Ferret (Mustela putoris furo) Database


Records of feral ferret (Mustela putoris furo) in Ireland

Additional Information

Data used in publication Buckley, D.J. & Lundy, M. (2012) The current distribution and potential for future range expansion of feral ferret Mustela putorisu furo in Ireland. European Journal of Wildlife Research DOI 10.1007/s10344-012-0677-4

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 1906 - Jan 1, 2012

Language of Data


Administrative contact
Barry O'Neill
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland National Biodiversity Data Centre, Beechfield House, Carriganore WIT West Campus, Waterford, Ireland Waterford County Waterford Ireland 00 353 51 306240
Metadata author
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland Beechfield house, Carriganore WIT West Campus County Waterford Ireland +353 (0)51 306 240
Daniel J. Buckley
Daniel J. Buckley School of Biology and Environmental Science,Science Centre West, University College Dublin,Belfield Dublin 4, Ireland

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National Biodiversity Data Centre

Publication Date

Apr 9, 2013

Registration Date

Dec 21, 2012

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Taxonomic Coverage

Species Groups recorded: terrestrial mammal.

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The island of Ireland


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Geographic Coverage

The island of Ireland


Quality control

All records have been validated.

Method Steps

  1. A national survey from 2006-2008 was initiated and records of feral ferret from different sources were compiled.