Where to submit biodiversity records

Where to submit biodiversity records

This page lists some online resources to which biodiversity records can be submitted.


National Biodiversity Data Centre logo

All species data is accepted, but targeted schemes are in place for:


Various scheme in operation. For details, please see www.biology.ie.

iSPY Nature

iSPY Nature is a website where children can record their own nature notes and sightings. For details, please see www.ispynature.com.


Records relating to bats can be submitted to Bat Conservation Ireland via their website http://www.batconservationireland.org/.


Records relating to cetaceans can be submitted to the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group via their website http://www.iwdg.ie/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=2117.


Records relating to birds can be submitted to the following:

  • Birdwatch Ireland – for a full list of schemes, please see the website www.birdwatchireland.ie
  • Irish Raptor Study Group / Golden Eagle Trust – please see the website www.goldeneagle.ie
  • Irish Whooper Swan Study Group – please report sightings to grahammcelwaine[at]btinternet.com