Distribution of Water Voles in Greater Manchester
Records of Water Voles held by GMEU. The dataset includes absence records where no signs or sightings of water voles have been recorded during surveys using standard water vole survey methodology.
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 was created to inform the Greater Manchester Biodiversity Action Plan and planning decisions within the county.
a) Grid references have been checked against the original site descriptions. Erroneous grid references, where identified, have been corrected.
b) The entire dataset has been checked using the NBN record cleaner.
Largely records complied from local naturalists and professional ecological surveys. The results from the Northwest Lowlands Water Vole Project for Greater Manchester are also included. All records have been through a basic validation process by GMEU ecologists before entry.
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