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WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

Cities are home to impressive biodiversity around the world. We want to see YOUR encounters with species dwelling in the urban environment, enriching our lives and connecting us to nature! Learn about WILD Cities here! Sign in to join mission

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
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Website 7,079 participants 40,934 spottings

Millions of city-dwellers walk their local streets every day, but many overlook the multitude of animals and plants they pass. With this mission, in collaboration with The WILD Foundation, we are trying to build awareness and appreciation for our urban biodiversity. Join us and let’s get urban nature on the map!

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

Lat: 40.79 Long: -73.97

Recent Spottings

Braconid Wasp Cocoon Michael Strydom 8 2 Braconid Wasp Cocoon
Brown Anole InêsVeloso 3 0 Brown Anole
Indian palm squirrel Nidhin Basheer 1 0 Indian palm squirrel
King swallowtail BrunoMoller 2 0 King swallowtail
Leaf Mining Fly Michael Strydom 2 0 Leaf Mining Fly
Banded Garden Spider kristine.sorensen1 1 0 Banded Garden Spider
Ruddy ground dove BrunoMoller 2 0 Ruddy ground dove
Snowy egret BrunoMoller 1 0 Snowy egret
Black bellied whistling duck (with white faced whistling ducks) BrunoMoller 1 0 Black bellied whistling duck (with white faced whistling ducks)
Eastern-Tailed Blue Butterfly (male) ColinJoMo 1 0 Eastern-Tailed Blue Butterfly (male)
Neotropic cormorant (with snowy egret) BrunoMoller 1 0 Neotropic cormorant (with snowy egret)
Common Sandpiper Nidhin Basheer 4 2 Common Sandpiper
Scaly-breasted munia Nidhin Basheer 1 0 Scaly-breasted munia
Unknown spotting Ved Karve2 1 0 Unknown spotting
Chestnut-fronted Macaw Muckpuk 1 0 Chestnut-fronted Macaw
Unknown spotting Ved Karve2 1 0 Unknown spotting
Garden snail BrunoMoller 1 0 Garden snail
White Morpho Nayeli 1 0 White Morpho
Unknown spotting BrunoMoller 2 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Ved Karve2 0 0 Unknown spotting
Small Milkweed Bug (mature) Gabbie 1 0 Small Milkweed Bug (mature)
Hermes satyr BrunoMoller 1 0 Hermes satyr
Giant African snail BrunoMoller 4 0 Giant African snail
Bananaquit BrunoMoller 1 0 Bananaquit
House sparrow- Female Nidhin Basheer 1 0 House sparrow- Female
Western honey bee BrunoMoller 1 0 Western honey bee
House sparrow- Male Nidhin Basheer 1 0 House sparrow- Male
Oriental magpie-robin Nidhin Basheer 1 0 Oriental magpie-robin
Stink bug (with eggs) BrunoMoller 2 0 Stink bug (with eggs)
Flash-fly BrunoMoller 1 0 Flash-fly
Emerald cockroach wasp BrunoMoller 1 0 Emerald cockroach wasp
Green metallic bee BrunoMoller 1 1 Green metallic bee
Unknown spotting BrunoMoller 1 0 Unknown spotting
Javan munia JordiPrats 1 0 Javan munia
Unknown spotting kristine.sorensen1 1 0 Unknown spotting
American Crow ColinJoMo 1 0 American Crow
Colourful Jumping Spider SukanyaDatta 4 2 Colourful Jumping Spider
Ailanthus Webworm Moth ColinJoMo 2 0 Ailanthus Webworm Moth
Drone Fly Michael Strydom 3 0 Drone Fly
Squirrel kristine.sorensen1 1 0 Squirrel
Differential Grasshoppers mating ColinJoMo 1 0 Differential Grasshoppers mating
Carolina Mantis mating ColinJoMo 1 1 Carolina Mantis mating
Creosote Bush Katydid KeithRoragen 6 3 Creosote Bush Katydid
Black witch OhioBlake 1 0 Black witch
Northern Flicker Charlotte.Fletcher 5 0 Northern Flicker
Yellow Sac Spider ColinJoMo 1 0 Yellow Sac Spider
Banded demoiselle (male) nrvero 2 0 Banded demoiselle (male)
Bat InêsVeloso 6 0 Bat
Downy Woodpecker kristine.sorensen1 0 0 Downy Woodpecker
Short-winged Meadow Katydid kristine.sorensen1 0 0 Short-winged Meadow Katydid

Recently joined

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Alexa M Elm Elementary School WaelM.Shohdi Eva McEachern
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DavideParisioPerrotti BenAbramovitz Michael Strydom AmolPandit
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JeanCarlosW.Thums Charlotte.Fletcher Archer 07 Vipul Ramanuj
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