Bugs Count

Bugs Count


Have you seen a Green Shieldbug, Tree Bumblebee or Leopard Slug in your garden? Go on the hunt for these and other bugs, then use the app to submit a photo to Natural History Museum scientists. You’ll help contribute to valuable research.

The OPAL Bugs Count app also includes a guide to common groups of invertebrates (bugs) found in the UK, including butterflies, beetles and hoverflies. You’ll discover interesting facts, identification tips and stunning photos of bugs from London’s Natural History Museum.


Features

• Quest - Help scientists at the Natural History Museum by finding, then taking and sending photos of the six important Species Quest bugs

• Guide - Find out about the bugs you see, and discover interesting facts and ID tips. What exactly is the difference between a grasshopper and a cricket?

• Gallery - Explore stunning images of UK bugs photographed by the Natural History Museum.

The app can be used on its own or as part of the OPAL Bugs Count survey.

Opal Bugs Count is a nationwide survey investigating how the built environment affects invertebrates. By taking part, you will discover more about the enormous variety of bugs that live around us.

An incredible 96% of all known animals are bugs... without them the world would be a very different place.

OPAL, The Open Air Laboratories network, is a lottery-funded initiative to get more people interested in nature. The Natural History Museum is an OPAL partner.

Recent changes:
- Display issues on various handsets fixed. Thank you for your patience. Please inform us if you experience any further issues.
- Minor content updates
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3.7
User ratings
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Installs
1,000+
Concerns
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File size
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About Bugs Count
Have you seen a Green Shieldbug, Tree Bumblebee or Leopard Slug in your garden? Go on the hunt for these and other bugs, then use the app to submit a photo to Natural History Museum scientists. You’ll help contribute to valuable research.

The OPAL Bugs Count app also includes a guide to common groups of invertebrates (bugs) found in the UK, including butterflies, beetles and hoverflies. You’ll discover interesting facts, identification tips and stunning photos of bugs from London’s Natural History Museum.


Features

• Quest - Help scientists at the Natural History Museum by finding, then taking and sending photos of the six important Species Quest bugs

• Guide - Find out about the bugs you see, and discover interesting facts and ID tips. What exactly is the difference between a grasshopper and a cricket?

• Gallery - Explore stunning images of UK bugs photographed by the Natural History Museum.

The app can be used on its own or as part of the OPAL Bugs Count survey.

Opal Bugs Count is a nationwide survey investigating how the built environment affects invertebrates. By taking part, you will discover more about the enormous variety of bugs that live around us.

An incredible 96% of all known animals are bugs... without them the world would be a very different place.

OPAL, The Open Air Laboratories network, is a lottery-funded initiative to get more people interested in nature. The Natural History Museum is an OPAL partner.

Recent changes:
- Display issues on various handsets fixed. Thank you for your patience. Please inform us if you experience any further issues.
- Minor content updates

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A Google User
Oct 10, 2013
not what I thought at all! the description threw me off by highlighting the QUEST for BUGS and SUBMISSION Of PHOTOS. there are only 6 bugs on the quest and they seek no further photographs as they have a huge gallery. its encyclopedia if bugs virtual museum. a shame because I found this STAG BEETLE and had my Camera and oh well, maybe something closer to home may be interested. I'm uninstalling this let down.
A Google User
Jul 18, 2013
Need option to send existing pics Should have the option to send existing photos. I took a photo of a butterfly the other day but I'm unable to send it
A Google User
Jul 5, 2013
Awesome! Great app!
A Google User
Oct 8, 2012
Takes to long I have missed taking species photos due to app not connecting to GPS for location. Idea good, execution poor.
A Google User
Oct 8, 2012
Takes to long I have missed taking species photos due to app not connecting to GPS for location. Idea good, execution poor.