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BRERC Data Search Service

BRERC provides high quality Data Search Services for Commercial users (eg Environmental Consultants) and for Non-Commercial users (eg Wildlife Recording Groups and Members of the Public). For information on whether you will be deemed to be a Commercial user, see the Data Search Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Data Searches

Our Data Searches can provide information on species, sites and habitats in the BRERC recording area, such as:

  • Notable and Protected species
    BRERC Notable Species list is available on request (£10.80 incl VAT)
  • Non-Notable species
  • Extended search for bats
  • Habitats, including Priority Habitat
  • Statutory Sites
  • Non-statutory Sites

We are usually able to complete straightforward Data Searches within 3 working days (on receipt of the Enquiry Search Agreement Form); and we aim to complete all Data Searches within ten working days.
NB Example Maps on this website are shown at reduced resolution in order to minimise page load times.

Customised Data Searches

Example Notable species map We can also provide a Customised Data Search Service, which can be tailored to your needs.
For example we may be able to provide:

  • a faster service
  • bespoke presentation of data
  • data that’s not listed above (eg Invasive species, common species, etc)

Contact us to see if we can help.

Check whether your Data Search is in the BRERC area

Use the South West LRC web portal Postcode Search function to check if your Data Search falls within the BRERC area.
Simply enter the Postcode of your Search Site to find out which LRC you need to contact (opens in a new window.)

Data Search Charges

The BRERC Data Search Service is a charged service.
Any charge is for the time and expertise needed to perform the Data Search; it is not a charge for the data provided.

BRERC aims for transparency in its Data Search charges:
- When you request a Data Search, you will get an estimate of how much it will cost.
- Further information is available on the Commercial Data Search Charges and Non-Commercial Data Search Charges pages.
- A document on BRERC's Standard and Non-Standard Data Search Charges is available on request.

Data Search Service FAQs

For more information on Data Searches, try our Data Search Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Start your Data Search

Click on one of the links below to start a Data Search:

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Page last updated: 6th August 2015
Contact BRERC: St Nicholas Church, St Nicholas Street, Bristol BS1 1UE | Phone 0117 9349833