Invasive Alien Species in Northern Ireland


The construction and design of the web site was funded by Northern Ireland Environment Agency.

Web site design and programming by Fiona McCrory and Bernard Picton (Ulster Museum)

All images used on this web site remain the copyright of the original photographer. Use or reproduction of each image is strictly prohibited without prior permission.

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We are indebted to the following authors who provided text for this web site:

  • Allen & Mellon Environmental Ltd. (Birds)
  • Dr Roy Anderson, Dr Jaimie Dick,Dr Julian Reynolds, Dan Minchin and Dr Cathy Maguire (Invertebrates)
  • Angela Ross (Mammals)
  • Paul Hackney, Osborne Morton and Catherine Tyrie (Plants)
  • Dr Derek Evans (Parasites)
  • Prof. Andy Ferguson (Fish)

Authors are fully acknowledged at the end of their appropriate species account(s). Their full contact details are available from CEDaR - .

We are also indebted to Marianne McKeown for proof reading all accounts.

Maps were generated using the DMap for Windows software, supplied by Alan Morton. Collated species data was extracted from Recorder database, JNCC.