Distribution of Amphibians and Reptiles in Greater Manchester
Records of Amphibians and Reptiles held by GMEU for Greater Manchester. The data set does not include any Protected, UK Biodiversity Priority Species or any Invasive Non Native Species (as defined by the Environment Agency). The data set does not include records held by Amphibian and Reptile Group South Lancashire (ARGSL).
Greater Manchester with a small proportion of records from bordering districts. The majority of records have a 6 figure or greater accuracy.
The dataset is a subset of the data held by GMEU. The dataset was created to inform the Greater Manchester Biodiversity Action Plan, the local wildlife site system and planning decisions within the county.
a) Grid references have been checked against the original site descriptions. Erronious grid references, where identified, have been corrected
b) The entire dataset has been checked using the NBN record cleaner
c) The data set has been reviewed by the Amphibian and Reptile Group for South Lancashire. Records identified as erroneous have been removed/corrected.
Largely records compiled from local naturalist and professional ecological surveys. All records have been through a basic validation process by GMEU ecologists before entry but some species groups still await formal validation.
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