NDFF Pellet survey

Latest version published by Dutch National Database of Flora and Fauna (NDFF) on Mar 27, 2018 Dutch National Database of Flora and Fauna (NDFF)

Pellet analysis is applied to assess the occurrence of the Microtus oeconomus, Neomys fodiens and Crocidura leucodon on a national level. This is done by analysing pellets from Tyto alba during the breeding season. The species of prey found in the pellets (on average) indicate the habitat around the breeding location with a diameter of 1 kilometre. The data is combined and validated by the Dutch Mammal Society.

Dataset available via https://www.ndff.nl/english / serviceteamndff@natuurloket.nl

Positive observations without zeros.

85,015 (March 2018)

NDFF protocol 17.001 https://www.ndff.nl/overdendff/validatie/protocollen/17-002-braakbalonderzoek/


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Thijs de Kruif

Who else was associated with the resource:

Henk de Vries
Node manager NLBIF
NLBIF (Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility) P.O.Box 9517 2300 RA Leiden NL

Geographic Coverage

The Netherlands

Bounding Coordinates South West [50.736, 3.318], North East [53.521, 7.207]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Species  Microtus oeconomus (Tundra vole),  Neomys fodiens (Eurasian water shrew),  Crocidura leucodon (Bicolored shrew)

Temporal Coverage

Formation Period 1900-current

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers https://ipt.ndff.nl/resource?r=17_002_pellet_analysis