Year Planner For Ecological Surveys

This is intended to provide indicative guidance only. Professional advice should always be sought when planning your survey program so please do not hesitate to contact us for specific guidance. A pdf version of the planner is available here.

Survey Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Extended Phase 1                        
Plants                        
Breeding Birds                        
Wintering Birds                        
Badgers                        
Bat activity & emergence                        
Bat roosting (non-hibernation roosts)                        
Hazel Dormouse                        
Otters                        
Reptiles                        
Water Voles                        
Great crested newt (adults in ponds)                        
    Indicates the likely optimum time for survey.
    Indicates that surveys may be possible, but that it is a sub-optimal time.
    Indicates that surveys cannot be undertaken.