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Birds of the World

There are over 10,000 living species of birds on the planet. They can be found in ecosystems across ...

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Butterflies & Moths of the World

Butterflies and Moths are insects of the order Lepidoptera. Their brilliant colors have inspired ...

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WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

Millions of city-dwellers walk their local streets every day, but many overlook the multitude of ...

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Mission WILD

The WILD Foundation works to protect & interconnect at least half of the planet’s land & water to ...

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Moths of the World

Moths? Yes: a world of sphinxes, hawks, owls, tigers, and scary eyes, all waiting for you outside ...

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Flowers of North America

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what ...

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Mushroom Mapping

Mushroom ecology is a pivotal orientation point for exploring urban systems. Help us gather ...

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International Spider Survey

Spiders are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs. The International Society of Arachnology ...

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Biodiversidad en España/Spain

Habitat: Indicar el sitio donde se encontró (campo, montaña, lago, mar, río...) Habitat: Enter the ...

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The Color Red

The color red is a bold color that represents passion. We would like to create a collection of ...

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Global Flight

To create a magnificent collection of images of your favourite fliers. Not just birds, but bats, ...

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Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

Dragonflies and damselflies are agile insects of the order Odonata. With a worldwide distribution ...

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Flowers of Europe

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what ...

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Nature in Yellow

It would be so interesting to see all the yellow flowers, fruits, insects, animals of the world.

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Captive Animals

While we are all so focused on animals in nature, we ignore the fact theres wildlife in our own ...

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Violet-green swallow favorited by Machi Auburn, Washington, United States 3 hours ago

The male has a vivid green cap, back, and partial wings as well as hints of purple on the nape, rump, and upper tail. I was fortunate to catch this one resting before taking off again on its relentless search for flying insects.

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Violet-green swallow favorited by maradithayamb Auburn, Washington, United States 3 hours ago

The male has a vivid green cap, back, and partial wings as well as hints of purple on the nape, rump, and upper tail. I was fortunate to catch this one resting before taking off again on its relentless search for flying insects.

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Common merganser favorited by maradithayamb Auburn, Washington, United States 3 hours ago

The males are a striking-looking seaduck. There were six in this group.

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House finch (male) favorited by maradithayamb Kent, Washington, United States 3 hours ago

Both sexes are heavily streaked. Males have a red chest and head which can vary due to diet. According to Wikipedia, the females are typically attracted to the males with the deepest pigment of red to their head.

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Violet Sabrewing favorited by maradithayamb Monteverde, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica 3 hours ago

Large hummingbird (15 cm and 11.5 g) native to southern Mexico and Central America as far south as Costa Rica and western Panama.

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Tokay gecko favorited by maradithayamb Roxas City, Western Visayas, Philippines 3 hours ago

Its a nocturnal and arboreal lizard. Its called tuko in our country because of its vocalization. Its food ranges from small insects,lizards and I have even seen it captures little mice and attacks on small birds nest .

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