Access field identification keys, mobile app for data entry, the manual for butterfly monitoring, and tutorials on 30-min counts

monitoring projects

Register your butterfly monitoring project to get listed, and learn about other network members and their projects

data policies

Learn about the data sharing and copyright policies


Access our annual reports, data summaries, scientific papers resulting from iBMS data, and other publications

About iBMS

The goal of Indian Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (iBMS) is to monitor butterflies all over India to understand the biology and long-term population dynamics of butterflies for the purpose of species conservation, biodiversity research, and education.

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  • Phone: +91 9483-525-925
  • Current Address:
    c/o National Centre for Biological Sciences
    Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
    GKVK Campus, Bellary Road, Bengaluru 560065, India
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