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Amphibian Survey  - Record Pond Visit Results

This is the second part of the NARRS Amphibian Survey form. If you have not already done so, you should complete the survey square information form here before completing this form.

This form should be completed once for each visit to your survey pond. To record data from multiple visits, fill out this form, submit it, and then return to this form via the link on the 'submission successful' page or via the bottom of the right hand menu. Fields marked with an asterisk and/or highlighted in yellow are compulsory.
Visit Details   Date of submission: 01/07/2022
Pond Grid Reference - Select from list of ponds reported:*  
Visit number*:  
Please confirm your name:*
Date of visit: (dd/mm/yyyy) Day , Month , Year
Start Time (24hr) HM Finish Time (24hr)* H M

To complete the survey below, please:
  • Indicate detection of eggs (newts) and larvae by selecting 'Yes' in the drop-down box.
  • Give counts of adults, immatures and frogspawn clumps.
Methods Used:* Visual Netting Torchlight Bottle Trap
(please tick ALL methods used on this particular visit)*
Species Adult Immature Larvae Eggs
Common frog   Frog spawn - number of clumps
Common toad   Toad spawn - number of clumps
Great crested newt
Palmate newt
Smooth newt

Please record survey conditions separately for each survey visit. If you carry out daylight surveys (visual searching, netting) on the same day as night surveys (torching), the conditions will have changed – please record the information as a separate visit.
Air temperature oC   oC Water temperature oC   oC
Water clarity (score 1-3)   1 = good, pond bottom visible, 2 = intermediate, bottom visible in shallows, 3 = turbid, bottom not visible. Rain (score 0, 1, 2, 3)   0 = none, 1 = yesterday, 2 = immediately prior, 3 = during survey
Wind disturbing water Shoreline surveyed   %
Number of traps used   Bright moonlight
Other species and/or any dead amphibians seen:


NARRS is led by Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (ARC) in partnership with ARG UK and many other partners. Through volunteer-based surveys, we aim to monitor the conservation status of all UK amphibian and reptile species. Click on the buttons or links to each side for more information.
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