This guide is designed as a crib sheet for use in the field. For detailed guidance on transect surveys please see the UK Butterfly Monitoring website, www.ukbms.org.
Butterfly transects - Quick Guide
Simple Butterfly Monitoring Form
Essex Wildlife Trust butterfly monitoring transects are part of the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (UK BMS). A simplified version of the UK BMS transect form is available below.
More information and resources for surveyors can be found on the UK BMS website.