NPWS is calling for tenders to undertake targeted sample surveys of the Marsh
Fritillary that will assist Ireland meet its obligations for the species under the
Habitats Directive. Targeted surveys have been carried out since 2011 covering
areas of the country where the status of the species was poorly known. The
results of these surveys have indicated that the species can be found on modified
bogs, coastal heaths and grasslands, dunes and heath/grasslands in low uplands.
Habitat on coastal sites often support the largest populations. Refer further to RFT