Species Surveys

Technical Summary of Protected Species Surveys

Great Crested Newts

  • Habitats suitability indexing
  • Bottle trapping
  • Torching
  • Netting
  • Eggs search
Great Crested Newt
Bat Copyright Bill Tyne


  • External and internal buildings examinations
  • Tree and features bat roost potential appraisal
  • Endoscope survey in buildings & trees
  • Dusk emergence & dawn swarming surveys with bat detector
  • Eorobat risk assessment (eg. wind turbine proposals)


  • Breeding bird surveys (inc. barn owl)
  • Wintering bird surveys (inc. estuarine waterfowl & wader)
  • Fixed point survey
Barn Owl Copyright Peter Trimming
Badger Copyright Peter Trimming


  • Setts survey and assessment
  • Clan territory and activity mapping
  • Habitats suitability assessment


  • Habitats suitability appraisal
  • Tiles surveys to assess population size
Common Lizard Copyright Chris Parker
Water Vole Copyright Peter Trimming

Water Voles

  • Aquatic and riparian habitats appraisal
  • Population size and distribution assessment from signs


  • Habitats suitability assessment
  • Nest tubes survey
Copyright Bjorn Schulz


  • Aquatic habitats suitability appraisal
  • Netting
  • Trapping

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