Survey Resources - Butterflies

Butterfly transects - Quick Guide

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.

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.