Resources for the 2015 House Martin Survey

Survey Forms

Visit Summary Form (PDF, 103.90 KB)

Colony Information Form (PDF, 203.61 KB)

A map of your survey square can be downloaded from the House Martin Online data entry pages

Survey Instructions and Codes – Full versions

HM 2015 Instructions – Full (PDF, 178.59 KB)

HM 2015 Codes and definitions – Full (PDF, 453.81 KB)

One-page Summary Instructions and Codes

HM 2015 Summary Instructions and Codes (PDF, 291.08 KB)

Health and Safety information

Health and Safely for Volunteer Fieldworkers (PDF, 344.64 KB)

Additional Resources

Guidelines for Surveying in Residential Areas (PDF, 138.46 KB)

User Guide for the Online Data Entry System (PDF, 819.65 KB)

Frequently Asked Questions

House Martin Information Leaflet (PDF, 2.99 MB). (This is an abridged version of the leaflet in A4 format. Hard copies of the full version are available from your Regional Organiser or from the National Survey Organiser). 

Problems printing the Information leaflet? View guidelines about how to check the printer settings

BTO Bird ID - Hirundines and Swift Bird identification video describing how to identify hirundines (House Martin, Sand Martin and Swallow) and the similar, but unrelated, Swift.

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