Postal address and phone number (optional, but it helps us):
E-mail address :
Name of site (your choice of name):
Ordnance Survey Grid Reference (two letters and six numbers, eg TQ
055867. Click here for help in giving map references):
For new sites, please give details of the location of the site in relation
to roads, railways and other nearby landmarks.
Details of visits:
*Conditions: Choose from Dry, Raining, Wet ground (ie droplets on vegetation),
Windy. Also give night time temperature if you can.
** Males are usually only obvious when seen with females
Type of site (please click):
Nature Reserve Garden Roadside Railway Waterside Sea
cliff Quarry Grassland Other
Position of glow worms (click on more than one if necessary):
Short grass Long
grass Under trees In
hedge On path On
gravel or stones Other
Is there any permanent open water within 100 metres of the glow worms?
No Stream or ditch Pond Lake River Canal Sea
Are you aware of any chemicals used on the land?
Definitely not Yes:
weedkillers Yes: insecticides Yes:
slug pellets Don't know
Is the area grazed?
No Sheep Cattle Horses Rabbits Deer
Is there a slope or open aspect to the site?
Yes: N NE E SE S SW W NW
None Distant lights:
over 200m Distant lights:
over 50-200m Bright
lights nearby House
lights only Lights
from passing traffic
Any other comments about the site (e.g. early records of glow
worms not previously reported, changes in use of the site either in the
past or planned).