||Records of water vole signs and sightings from standardised surveys at sites across England, Scotland and Wales. Species presence records from this survey are included in this dataset.
|Geographic Coverage/Site Name
|Geographic Coverage Notes
||England, Wales and Scotland. Water voles do not occur in Ireland. Sites surveyed during the the previous VWT national surveys were randomly selected to give a good geographical spread across England, Scotland and Wales, as well as to ensure all habitats were surveyed. However, the majority of the sites selected for the NWVMP were intentionally biased towards those sites that had had water voles present in the previous surveys to ensure surveying is targeted towards sites that have the potential to have water voles present. Survey coverage is not complete however and is lower in areas with fewer volunteers or with less accessible terrain such a upland areas. The grid references normally refer to the location of the start of the transect rather than the precise location of the sighting/signs.
Cofnod hold a copy of data for North Wales.
||People's Trust for Endangered Species