Welcome to the Croatia BMS!
This page shows the information of the Croatia Butterfly Monitoring Scheme, BMS to monitor Croatian butterflies.
Be part of the eBMS community counting Butterflies!
- Transect Manual
Discover the transect methodology for butterfly monitoring, the methodology used to monitoring butterflies and understand their conservation status. In this manual, you will learn the simple and basic rules to follow when performing a transect.
Download the Field Sheet (pdf English) for registering your data on the field
- eBMS Guidelines
Download the complete eBMS guide on this link (in English). It includes information on how to create new transects, edit your transects, add visits and see where to generate the graphs of your data. Some parts of the guide could change, the website is updating.
- 15-min counts
There are other methodologies to count butterflies, like the 15-min Counts collected through the ButterflyCount mobile application, where your GPS tracks your route while counting butterflies for 15 minutes.
This free resource makes it easy to keep track of what you see while making your data openly available for scientific research, education, and conservation. The app is translated into Croatian:
To see more information on the ButterflyCount app check the page: https://butterfly-monitoring.net/ebms-app
Please, contact the coordinators before starting a transect, they can help you where to do your transect and give advice on butterfly monitoring.
If you would like to participate in monitoring butterflies in Croatia, contact the coordinator: Martina Sasic email@example.com