DBRC Reptile Records 1950 - 2015
This dataset comprises all of the reptile records held by Derbyshire Biological Records Centre and covers the period 1950 a^?? 2015. Species included are adder, grass snake, common lizard and slow-worm. The dataset is entirely composed of positive sightings. Some records are tagged as sensitive for conservation reasons.
The data relates to the administrative county of Derbyshire and records have been collected from across the entire County. The records are mainly site based, and as such many have been entered onto the Trusta^??s database using a six figure grid reference for the site.
The records have been captured during site surveys for conservation purposes in relation to potential development work or improving knowledge and understanding of reptile distribution and population trends in Derbyshire.
There is a high level of confidence about the accuracy of the records within this dataset. The dataset has a comprehensive geographic coverage and records have been checked by the County Amphibian and Reptile Recorder and DWT. The dataset has been checked by the NBN Record Cleaner.
The dataset has been validated and maintained by Derbyshire Wildlife Trust in partnership with Derbyshire Amphibian and Reptile Group. The records have been generated by volunteers and professionals. Survey methods are variable and do include a large number of casual sightings by members of the public. Some records are generted by professional surveys undertaken as a result of development proposals.
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