The work is coordinated by the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology in the UK and has its own dedicated website. Nature and Environment, No. The grassland butterfly indicator contributes to Goal 15: Life on Land. However, walking a transect is quite a commitment, so we have developed a smartphone app so that recorders can conduct a 15-minute count of butterflies anywhere in Europe. 5th international symposium, Southampton University, 8th–10th April 2005, Brown JA, Boyce MS (1998) Line transect sampling of Karner blue butterflies (Lycaeides melissa samuelis). The work is coordinated by the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology in the UK. A Manual with the information necessary to set up a transect and know the few rules to follow in every visit to the transect. It is the first major output of the Assessing ButterfLies in Europe (ABLE) project. This paper was written with financial support from EuMon (http://eumon.ckff.si; contr. Jersey (Channel Islands): all species since 2004 from 25 sites. In: Kühn E, Thomas JA, Feldmann R, Settele J (eds) Studies on the ecology and conservation of butterflies in Europe. Biodiversity and Conservation Oikos 42:371–377, Soldaat L, Visser H, Van Roomen M, Van Strien AJ (2007) Smoothing and trend detection in waterbird monitoring data using structural time-series analysis and the Kalman filter. van Swaay, C.A.M., Nowicki, P., Settele, J. et al. Pensoft, Sofia, 123 pp, Kühn E, Feldmann R, Harpke A, Hirneisen N, Musche M, Leopold P, Settele J (2008) Getting the public involved into butterfly conservation—lessons learned from a new monitoring scheme in Germany. Google Scholar, Brereton T, Warren MS (2005) The use of transect monitoring 2: assessing the impacts of conservation policy and management on butterfly populations. Así se pudieron hacer diferen-tes análisis y fue más sencillo producir indicadores de mariposas, como el Indicador de Mariposas de Praderas. The following people gave help and support to develop the European grassland butterfly indicator: David Roy, Tom Brereton, Sergey Popov, Patrick Leopold, Dirk Maes, Constanti Stefanescu, Petra Ramseier, Mikko Kuussaari, Dominique Langlois and Tim Pavlicek. Recording and monitoring carried out by volunteers is vital for the conservation of butterflies and moths. Oecologia. Gracias a esta iniciativa se unieron todos los datos de los diferentes BMSs y se estableció una base de datos conjunta. 7.SEL-Kongreß, Lunz/Österreich 1990), pp 18–31, Settele J, Hammen V, Hulme P, Karlson U, Klotz S, Kotarac M, Kunin W, Marion G, O’Connor M, Petanidou T, Peterson K, Potts S, Pritchard H, Pysek P, Rounsevell M, Spangenberg J, Steffan-Dewenter I, Sykes M, Vighi M, Zobel M, Kühn I (2005) ALARM–Assessing large-scale environmental risks for biodiversity with tested methods. Spain (+ Andorra) Catalonia Butterfly Monitoring Scheme Constantí Stefanescu Spain (Canary Islands) University of Vienna Martin Wiemers Sweden Department of Natural Sciences, ... Form filled by Butterfly Conservation Europe national focal points ..... 27 Appendix 2. https://butterfly-monitoring.net/annual-report. The European Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (eBMS) was formed by Butterfly Conservation Europe in April 2016 to bring together data from these country schemes into a single database. Biodivers Conserv 17, 3455–3469 (2008). If you would like to join to eBMS and collaborate in the Butterfly Monitoring Scheme you just need to register. Collecting more data properly, it would allow the production of high-quality results, as Butterfly Indicators and different butterfly population trends. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:297–308, PubMed This is the home page of the European Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (eBMS). 99. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. Article 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. Map 1.1 shows the current BMS and the countries where they are soon expected to be implemented. These schemes are aimed to assess regional and national trends in butterfly abundance per species. In: Kühn E, Feldmann R, Thomas JA, Settele J (eds) Studies on the ecology and conservation of butterflies in Europe. The European Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (eBMS) was started in 2014 by Butterfly Conservation Europe and the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. The European Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (eBMS) was started in 2014 by Butterfly Conservation Europe and the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. Council of Europe, Strasbourg, Van Swaay CAM, Warren MS (eds) (2003) Prime butterfly areas in Europe: priority sites for conservation. We also want to thank Pierre-Yves Henry and two other anonymous reviewers for their inspiring comments. Research and Survey in Nature Conservation Series No. Box 4000, 2270 JM, Voorburg, The Netherlands, You can also search for this author in Since the first Butterfly Monitoring Scheme in the UK started in the mid-1970s, butterfly monitoring in Europe has developed in more than ten European countries. The work is coordinated by the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology in the UK and has its own dedicated website.