Supporting habitat monitoring

E-Surveyor is a free mobile app that helps farmers and landowners to assess the quality of habitats they manage. It can be used to undertake the assessment of agri-environment schemes.

With E-Surveyor, users can:

  • Take advantage of AI to assist with identification of plant species
  • Learn which pollinators and other insects are associated with the plants in different habitats
  • Undertake structured surveys and compare observations with established checklists
  • Understand your successes and learn how you can improve

Dr Tom August introduces E-Surveyor in this short video: 

E-Surveyor is available for Android and iOS operating systems.

In this video Dr August explains more about the various features of the app:

Download E-Surveyor

Get it on Google Play





Apple - Download on the App Store logo




When you download the app you will be asked to register. You will receive a verification email to confirm your registration but if this does not appear within a few minutes please check your spam folders.

Once you have collected data using the app you can use the E-Surveyor website to explore and export your data.


This research was funded by the research programme NE/N018125/1 LTS-M ASSIST - Achieving Sustainable Agricultural Systems, funded by NERC and BBSRC, and by the Defra/JNCC Natural Capital and Ecosystem Assessment project.