Below is a map showing the locations of existing bumblebee transects. Click on each icon for more information to help you locate a suitable survey site.
Once you have chosen which site you would like to survey, download the transect pack and/or GPS (GPX) files from the table below. Some sites have 2 transects - called T1 and T2.
These 'core' transect have a transect pack available to download, Each pack contains a transect guide, map, recording form and health and safety guidelines.
|Survey site||Transect Pack||GPS points|
|Birchen Edge||Birchen Edge||GPX|
|Blacka Moor||Blacka Moor||GPX|
|Crompton Moor||Crompton Moor||GPX|
|Dove Stone||Dove Stone||GPX|
|Longhaw Estate||Longshaw Estate||GPX|
|Midgley Moor||Midgley Moor||GPX|
|Snake North||Snake North||GPX|
|Snake South||Snake South||GPX|
|The Roaches||The Roaches||GPX|
|Totley Moss||Totley Moss||GPX|
|Trans Pennine Trail||Trans Pennine Trail||GPX|
|Wyming Brook||Wyming Brook||GPX|
These additional transects have been created by volunteers, so don't have a full transect pack to download. However, the GPX file can be loaded on to a GPS unit or smartphone to show you where the transect sections start and finish.
|Survey site||GPS points|
|Middle Moor (Little Hayfield)||GPX|
Download the survey guide (which contains the survey method) and any additional recording sheets you want from the attachments below:
|Bumblebee Survey Guide||0.8MB|
|Bumblebee Survey Recording Form||0.5MB|