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FAUNE France databases

FAUNE France in figures :

  • More than 50 million records
  • More than 650 000 animal photographs and recordings
  • More than 87 000 participants
  • More than 32 000 active participants

What is FAUNE France?

FAUNE France is an online portal that allows the assemblage of information of faunal observations by a vast network of observers, both beginner and expert, in order to further our knowledge and protect our natural heritage.

Instigated by a network of more than 45 natural history organisations that have signed a common charter (the Faune-France charter) with 90 partner associations, the whole coordinated by the Ligue pour la Protection des Oiseaux (Birdlife partner in France); the portal allows naturalists to determine to what extent a species is threatened, estimate population size, identify important sites to guaranty their protection or measure the impact of certain activities.

How?

Data entry is done through the FAUNE web-site by using the NaturaList mobile application which allows observations to be recorded live, this coupled to a geo-location system. This app. is totally free of charge and available for Android.

An information site:

The FAUNE France site also contains much news for naturalists, photo and sound libraries, species factsheets, inquiry results and consultation modules adapted for different public groups: the curious, amateurs, informed amateurs or experts.

FAUNE France in the overseas territories:

Created as part of the European LIFE+ CAP DOM programme, three naturalist’s portals were developed for French Guiana, Reunion and Martinique, they allowed for the collecting of thousands of records from these three French regions.

           

FAUNE France in figures :

  • More than 50 million records
  • More than 650 000 animal photographs and recordings
  • More than 87 000 participants
  • More than 32 000 active participants

What is FAUNE France?

FAUNE France is an online portal that allows the assemblage of information of faunal observations by a vast network of observers, both beginner and expert, in order to further our knowledge and protect our natural heritage.

Instigated by a network of more than 45 natural history organisations that have signed a common charter (the Faune-France charter) with 90 partner associations, the whole coordinated by the Ligue pour la Protection des Oiseaux (Birdlife partner in France); the portal allows naturalists to determine to what extent a species is threatened, estimate population size, identify important sites to guaranty their protection or measure the impact of certain activities.

How?

Data entry is done through the FAUNE web-site by using the NaturaList mobile application which allows observations to be recorded live, this coupled to a geo-location system. This app. is totally free of charge and available for Android.

An information site:

The FAUNE France site also contains much news for naturalists, photo and sound libraries, species factsheets, inquiry results and consultation modules adapted for different public groups: the curious, amateurs, informed amateurs or experts.

FAUNE France in the overseas territories:

Created as part of the European LIFE+ CAP DOM programme, three naturalist’s portals were developed for French Guiana, Reunion and Martinique, they allowed for the collecting of thousands of records from these three French regions.