Distribution of Great Crested Newts in Greater Manchester
Records of Great Crested Newt held by GMEU. The data set does not include records held by Bolton Museum or the Amphibian and Reptile Group Soulth Lancashire (ARGSL). Absence records have been provided by professional ecologists follwing national guidelines for confirming absence.
Greater Manchester with a small proportion of records from bordering districts. The majority of records have a 100 metre or greater precision.
The dataset is a subset of the data held by GMEU. The dataset has been updated to inform the Greater Manchester Biodiversity Action Plan, Greater Manchester Spatial Framework 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) obvious duplicates have been removed
Largely records compiled from local naturalists and professional ecological surveys. Occasional casual records. All records have been through basic validation and have been verified by GMEU ecologists before inclusion in this dataset.
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