The Seabird 2000 dataset is a full census of all of the breeding seabirds in Britain and Ireland between 1999 and 2003. This dataset contains only the Irish data, which is a subset of the larger British and Irish database.

Geographic Coverage: The island of Ireland and its off-shore islands.

Temporal Coverage: 1994-2003, with the vast majority of records from 1998-2003.

Species Groups recorded: bird

Dataset Status: Complete and published as Seabird Populations of Britain and Ireland (2004), Mitchell, P.I., Newton, S.F., Ratcliffe, N. and Dunn, T.E. Published by T & AD Poyser

Data Resources (3)

available as html
available as CSV
Organisation Home Page
Theme Environment
Date released 2017-07-28
Date updated 2017-07-28
Dataset conforms to these standards The INSPIRE Directive or INSPIRE lays down a general framework for a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for the purposes of European Community environmental policies and policies or activities which may have an impact on the environment.
Rights notes ['Creative Commons licence conditions apply', '', 'otherRestrictions']
Language English
Landing page
Geographic coverage in GeoJSON format {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-10.61793747, 51.31646811],[-10.61793747, 55.43238778], [-5.98828537, 55.43238778], [-5.98828537, 51.31646811], [-10.61793747, 51.31646811]]]}
Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) TM75 / Irish Grid (EPSG:29903)
Vertical Extent {"verticalDomainName": "EPSG Projection 5731 - Malin Head height", "minVerticalExtent": "0", "maxVerticalExtent": "0"}
Provenance information Data Quality is high. Data were collected by skilled volunteers and all data were validated. Data Capture Method: The data was gathered by over 1000 surveyors mainly between the years 1999 and 2003 from both coastal and inland colonies Data Capture Purpose: The main objectives of the survey were: to obtain distribution and population information for all 25 species of seabird that regularly breed in Britain and Ireland and to get baseline figures for those species that have been surveyed poorly up to now. Original Format: Excel spreadsheet
Period of time covered (begin) 1996-01-01
Period of time covered (end) 2002-12-31