Amphibian and reptile records for Great Britain 2016-2017
Amphibian and reptile species recorded via the Froglife Dragon Finder App.
Data coverage is from England, Scotland and Wales. Records may be biased towards populated areas, especially within the south east of England. Location data were collected from moblie phones using GPS coordinates so are accurate to the nearest 1 km.
The purpose of the data was to increase recording of amphibian and reptile observations by members of the public across the UK. People were encouraged to submit sightings of amphibians and reptiles during the Froglife London Dragon Finder programme.
Data have been uploaded from mobile phone devices using GPS coordinates so location and date information is likely to be accurate. Species identification was confirmed by the public using the Dragon Finder app. The identification of common species is likely to be correct, but there is less confidence in the less common and introduced species.
Members of the public recorded the amphibian and reptile species observed. Records were submitted via the Dragon Finder app. and data were downloaded from the app. into Microsoft Access. Data were checked and location records verified using distributional records for each species.
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Access to this dataset is restricted for the following reasons. Some of the information held within this dataset related to species that are vulnerable to human disturbance or prejudice. At this time the data provider believes that full disclosure to the public would lead to environmental harm.
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