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Bog Asphodel Narthecium ossifragum

Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica


Data partners

Learn about, be inspired by, and join the organisations contributing information to this atlas. Follow these links to learn about our Atlas Data Partners or scroll through to find more.

Making the most of biodiversity data

Data about plants, animals and fungi and their habitats may be used to educate and inform and in environmental decision-making, state of the environment assessments and restoration and rewilding.


Where do I access data?

Scottish datasets are in the process of being transferred from the NBN Gateway to the Atlas of Living Scotland. To access the NBN's full data holdings for Scotland, please still refer to the NBN Gateway (

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