Grasshopper recording

This is a copy of the recording form that appears on the Orthoptera Recording Scheme website.

This record is being submitted to 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. This will only be used to contact you if we require further information to verify the record.

Please enter the date of your observations and details of all the species you saw at one site on that day. Then complete the Site information tab before submitting your records.

The date you saw this (dd/mm/yyyy)


Enter the recorder's name, if different.

Step 1
{content} Select a species first
SpeciesSurvey MethodAbundanceLife stageCommentFiles

Use * as a wildcard when searching for species names. Use the Add Media button to attach a photo or a sound recording to your record; the maximum file size is 3-4MB depending on browser. The preferred format for sound recordings is .wav files. Please specify your sound recording equipment in the comment field.

Please provide the locality of the record. You can enter the reference directly, or search for a place then click on the map to set it.

Provide the name of the site, such as "Greenham Common". Do not enter a precise postal address as the information will be visible to others. (If you have created your own sites in iRecord you can use them here.)


Or simply click on your rough position on the map.


Select the word that best describes the habitat of the site.

Enter any overall comment about your visit or the site here, such as weather, grazing, etc. Enter specific comments about each species in the Records tab.