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European Butterfly Monitoring Scheme - eBMS


Torne-se voluntário na monitorização de borboletas!


Ajude-nos a contar borboletas. Já existem milhares de voluntários em toda a Europa a contribuir para a sua conservação. Aumentando o conhecimento sobre as borboletas, podemos protegê-las melhor.         

Se se quiser juntar ao eBMS e colaborar com os Censos de Borboletas, só precisa de se registar. Siga este link para a secção Os Meus Dados e encontrará um Guia Rápido para estabelecer um plano de monitorização de borboletas.

  - Junte-se a uma das maiores redes de ciência cidadã

  - Conte borboletas na sua região e contribua para a ciência





Bem-vindo ao site oficial do Plano Europeu de Monitorização de Borboletas (eBMS). Uma iniciativa conjunta do Butterfly Conservation Europe e do Center for Ecology & Hydrology que tem como objetivo a promoção de Planos de Monitorização de Borboletas na Europa. O site pretende:


-  Reunir os dados dos diferentes Planos de Monitorização de Borboletas na Europa (como os Censos de Borboletas de Portugal) no âmbito da parceria  eBMS

- Fornecer um sistema que permite estabelecer locais de monitorização de borboletas (transectos) em países ou regiões onde ainda não esteja implementado um plano nacional.

- Promover projetos relacionados com planos de monitorização de borboletas

- Ser o site oficial do projeto Avaliar BorboLetas na Europa (ABLE)

- Promover outros projetos relacionados com os Planos de Monitorização de Borboletas na Europa




Se quiser juntar-se ao eBMS e colaborar nos Planos de Monitorização de Borboletas na Europa apenas necessita registar-se. Carregue aqui para ir para Os meus Dados onde encontrará o Guia rápido para estabelecer um Plano de Monitorização de Borboletas.


News of eBMS:



- Final results of the ABLE project

For two years, we have been working in the European Pilot Project ABLE (Assessing ButterfLies in Europe) with incredible success in promoting and improving butterfly monitoring in Europe and producing high-quality Butterfly Indicators and useful tools for volunteers and coordinators.

You can find the results of the ABLE project: final reports, new schemes created, all material, new partners, and more. Go to the ABLE results section to discover more



- the eBMS App is ready! 

You can download and use the new multilingual eBMS app, looking for "ButterflyCount" in AppleStore or App Store for Android. 

It was created to do 15-min Count, counting butterflies for 15 minutes anywhere in Europe. The GPS tracks your route, area, or point of your search. You can also draw the recorded area. All transects registered on the eBMS website can be also done with the app! Just download it and log-in with your eBMS account. 

ButterflyCount has Picture Guides to help with butterfly identification offline. The app is translated into more than 10 languages and has the latest full list of the different butterfly species found across Europe – around 500 in total. You can record butterflies wherever you want!

To discover more go to eBMS data -> eBMS mobile application and see the new story in CEH






- Manual for Butterfly Transect Counts

A Manual with the information necessary to set up a transect and know the few rules to follow in every visit to the transect.  Download the Manual for Butterfly Transect Count to know everything about transects, the method more used in the majority of the Butterfly Monitoring Schemes in Europe. This manual is translated in several languages (Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Polish...), click on the link to download it.







- Technical Report EU Butterfly Grassland Species 1990 - 2017

We are pleased to inform you that we have updated the EU Butterfly Indicator for Grassland species, 1990-2017.  We produced a technical report to describe the indicator, it represents a major update on previous versions, through the incorporation of more and expanded datasets, together with new analysis techniques. It is the first major output of the Assessing ButterfLies in Europe (ABLE) project. This would not have been possible without the effort of all the collaborators, national schemes and volunteers that provide the data. Our appreciation to all of them. 

The EU Butterfly Grassland Species 1990-2017 indicator is part of the monitoring report on progress towards the SDGs in an EU context — 2019 edition, which can be accessed here.  The grassland butterfly indicator contributes to Goal 15: Life on Land.