Biodiversity
of Lough Grainey
Database

We are conducting an ongoing survey of biodiversity of the Lough Grainey Valley. We have conducted a flora survey funded by the National Parks and Wildlife Service Small Biodiversity Recorders grant, you can find some results below. We aim to continue updating our database as more species of plants and animals are sighted over the seasons.

Plants

In developing the Lough Grainey biodiversity database
we welcome your suggestions of additional species to be included in the database.

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wdt_ID Common Name Scientific name Date first recorded Location Abundance Method Habitat Image
Common Name Scientific name Date first recorded Location Abundance Method Habitat

Pollinators

In developing the Lough Grainey biodiversity database
we welcome your suggestions of additional species to be included in the database.

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wdt_ID Common name Scientific name Date Location Abundance Stage (adult/larva) Method Habitat Img attach
Common name Scientific name Date Location Abundance Stage (adult/larva) Method Habitat

Fungi & Lichens

In developing the Lough Grainey biodiversity database
we welcome your suggestions of additional species to be included in the database.

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wdt_ID Common Name Scientific name Date first recorded Location Abundance Method Habitat Images
Common Name Scientific name Date first recorded Location Abundance Method Habitat

Mammals

In developing the Lough Grainey biodiversity database
we welcome your suggestions of additional species to be included in the database.

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Common Name Scientific name Date Location Abundance Stage Method Habitat Image

Birds

In developing the Lough Grainey biodiversity database
we welcome any suggestions you have regarding inclusions for this database.

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Common Name Scientific name Date Location Abundance Stage Method Habitat Image

Amphibians

In developing the Lough Grainey biodiversity database
we welcome your suggestions of additional species to be included in the database.

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Common Name Scientific name Date Location Abundance Stage Method Habitat Image

Freshwater fish

In developing the Lough Grainey biodiversity database
we welcome your suggestions of additional species to be included in the database.

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Common Name Scientific name Date Location Abundance Stage Method Habitat Image

Funding for the Small Biodiversity recorders database has been provided

by the National Parks and Wildlife Service

BY DONATING ANY AMOUNT

you are contributing to
buying the land for the nature
sanctuary, planting an oak forest,
offsetting carbon emissions,
and protecting biodiversity.

Did you know?

Up to one-quarter of all Irish species that have been assessed,
are threatened with extinction, according to the National
Biodiversity Data Centre.

“In relation to the proposal for the Lough Grainey Nature Reserve,
the Hen Harrier Project wishes to express its support
for this really novel initiative for this area.”

Dr Caroline Sullivan,
Project Manager, The Hen Harrier Project
www.henharrierproject.ie

We envision Lough Grainey Nature Sanctuary to
become Ireland’s flagship project
in rewilding and protection of biodiversity.

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