Habitat and Species data

Below are some of the NPWS national datasets for download.  Please also refer to the Publications section for associated reports.

Habitats Directive - Article 17 GIS and Metadata

Article 17 reporting data downloads

Birds Directive - Article 12 GIS and Metadata

Article 12 reporting data downloads

Site-specific Conservation Objectives

Shapefiles updated September 2017

Saltmarsh Monitoring Project 2006-2008

Updated June 2012

Inventory of Coastal Lagoons

Updated June 2012

National Seacliff Survey 2009-2011

Updated June 2012

National Survey of Native Woodlands 2003-2008

Updated June 2012

Ancient and Long-Established Woodland

Updated June 2012

Coastal Monitoring Project 2004-2006

Updated June 2012

National Juniper Survey 2009-2012

Uploaded August 2012

Commonage areas dataset

Updated February 2013

Margaritifera sensitive areas map

Updated August 2017

Irish Semi-natural Grassland Survey

Irish Semi-natural Grassland Survey

Limestone Pavement Survey

Limestone Pavement Survey

Hen Harrier Data

Hen Harrier Habitat map and data resources

Sand Dune Monitoring Project 2011

Sand Dune Monitoring Project 2011

National Ecosystem and Ecosystem Services Pilot

Ecosystem Services Mapping Pilot Map and Data resources

Lesser Horseshoe Bat Data

Lesser Horseshoe Bat Data

Kingfisher Survey 2010

Kingfisher Survey 2010

National Frog Survey of Ireland 2010-2011

National Frog Survey of Ireland 2010-2011

NPWS Pine Marten Database

NPWS Pine Marten Database

National Otter Survey of Ireland 2010-2011

National Otter Survey of Ireland 2010-2011

Badger and Habitats Survey of Ireland

Badger and Habitats Survey of Ireland

Hare Survey of Ireland 2006/2007

Hare Survey of Ireland 2006/2007

Otter Survey of Ireland 2004 & 2005

Otter Survey of Ireland 2004 & 2005

Otter Survey of Ireland 1982

Otter Survey of Ireland 1982