Enter a glow-worm record

Recording form for the UK Glow worm Survey

This record is being submitted to the UK Glow worm Survey via iRecord. If you have an iRecord account, please log in so that this sighting appears in your records. If you are not already registered with iRecord we highly recommend to register so that you can view your previous records and use all the site’s facilities. However, you can continue without registering by providing your details below. We ask for these in case we need to contact you when verifying your sighting. They will not be used for any other purpose.

Please provide your first name

Please provide your surname


Please provide your email address. This will only be used to contact you if we require further information to verify the record


Please add the recorder's name, if it is not already shown, using the format "Surname, First name"


Select the date of the observation.

Please enter time using format HH:MM (24 hour clock)

Select the term that best describes the weather conditions.

Give night time temperature if you can.

Number seen

Please give the number of females seen. Females glow continuously and brightly.

Please give the number of any males seen. Males fly, rarely glow, and are usually only obvious when seen with females.

Please give the number of any larvae seen. Larvae glow only occasionally and dimly.

Check this box if you searched but found no glow-worms at all.


How certain of this identification are you?


Please suggest a site name to help with recording subsequent observations. The first time you record at a location, click the "Remember site" button that appears after you have entered a name and position. Use the same name for future records and the site details will be retrieved automatically for you.


If the location is private, e.g. your garden, you can use the sensitivity option below to maintain your privacy if you wish.


This is the precision that the record will be shown at for public viewing

Check the box if you do.


Or zoom in as far as possible to your location on the map then click/tap your position.

Check all the terms that describe the site.

Check all the terms that describe where you saw the glow worms.

Check all that apply.

Check all that apply.

Check all that apply.