Grasshopper and Cricket (Orthoptera) and related species records from Britain and Ireland to 2007
The majority of records for this dataset are derived from the Orthoptera Recording Scheme. All the survey data were collected by volunteers and mainly derived from BRC recording cards input to electronic format in BRC. Some data were received in electronic format, having been verified by the Scheme organiser. Recording is still continuing although no publications are expected at present.
UK and Ireland. Recording is strong in England and Wales and rather more patchy in Scotland and Ireland.
Records are collated in order to add to knowledge of this group, including distribution, population trends, autecology and phenology. In addition, the scheme works with all contributing recorders to raise the profile of the species group and its conservation. Sharing the data via NBN helps achieve these aims.
Records have been subject to routine validation by BRC. Data submitted electronically were verified by the Scheme organiser.
These include identification by sound.
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