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Backyard Habitats of the World

Backyard Habitats of the World

Please post pictures that you have personally taken of organisms from any of the 9 wildlife categories that you have seen in your own yard, including your garden. No Pets, please. In your own words, include as many details as you can, writing a brief description of the organism, the habitat in which it was seen, and any personal notes about your encounter. Sign in to join mission

Backyard Habitats of the World
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Some of the most remarkable nature and wildlife can be seen right in your own backyard! The focus of this mission is to share pictures of any and all wildlife that you observe in your own yard.

Backyard Habitats of the World

Lat: 43.23 Long: -78.03

Recent Spottings

Ladder-backed Woodpecker Dawn D. Lopez Garanzuay 1 0 Ladder-backed Woodpecker
Agaricus crocopeplus i_munasinghe 5 0 Agaricus crocopeplus
Two-coloured flatworm Leuba Ridgway 4 2 Two-coloured flatworm
Dung-loving bird's nest fungi Ornithoptera80 4 0 Dung-loving bird's nest fungi
White-throated Hummingbird Sergio Monteiro 4 1 White-throated Hummingbird
Red Leaf Roller DrNamgyalTSherpa 3 1 Red Leaf Roller
Cactus in bloom syzygy 6 3 Cactus in bloom
Treehopper spotting syzygy 2 5 Treehopper spotting
Checkered Garter snake Dawn D. Lopez Garanzuay 1 0 Checkered Garter snake
Olive green flower chafer syzygy 4 2 Olive green flower chafer
Alien cocoon syzygy 3 2 Alien cocoon
Zebra jumping spider syzygy 2 0 Zebra jumping spider
Avatar dead fly syzygy 3 0 Avatar dead fly
Négypettyes ugrópók syzygy 1 2 Négypettyes ugrópók
Wolf(?) Spider spotting syzygy 1 0 Wolf(?) Spider spotting
Jumping spider spotting syzygy 1 0 Jumping spider spotting
Jumping spider spotting syzygy 1 0 Jumping spider spotting
Jumping spider spotting syzygy 2 0 Jumping spider spotting
Sentinel 1 syzygy 1 0 Sentinel 1
Sentinel 2 syzygy 1 1 Sentinel 2
Jewel Bug DrNamgyalTSherpa 4 1 Jewel Bug
Jumping spiders communicate syzygy 1 0 Jumping spiders communicate
Orange ladybird syzygy 3 2 Orange ladybird
Orion-owl moth syzygy 6 3 Orion-owl moth
European hornet syzygy 4 0 European hornet
Common daisy syzygy 1 0 Common daisy
Fly spotting syzygy 1 0 Fly spotting
Sand lizard (female) syzygy 2 0 Sand lizard (female)
Buffalo treehopper syzygy 4 0 Buffalo treehopper
European rhinoceros beetle syzygy 5 2 European rhinoceros beetle
Fly spotting syzygy 1 0 Fly spotting
C-7 syzygy 1 0 C-7
Bee beetle syzygy 2 2 Bee beetle
Cellar spider syzygy 2 0 Cellar spider
Fly spotting syzygy 1 0 Fly spotting
Spotted Tortoise Beetle trex8910 3 1 Spotted Tortoise Beetle
Little tree plant i_munasinghe 0 2 Little tree plant
Beetle DrNamgyalTSherpa 2 1 Beetle
Green lacewing syzygy 2 2 Green lacewing
Moth spotting syzygy 2 0 Moth spotting
Fly (gadfly?) syzygy 2 0 Fly (gadfly?)
Blood-vein moth syzygy 3 2 Blood-vein moth
Golden triangle moth syzygy 2 1 Golden triangle moth
Latticed heath syzygy 4 1 Latticed heath
Mint moth syzygy 2 4 Mint moth
Moth spotting syzygy 2 0 Moth spotting
Assassin Bug Ingrid3 2 0 Assassin Bug
Western Giant Swallowtail Deb10 5 3 Western Giant Swallowtail
Glassy-winged sharpshooter Deb10 3 0 Glassy-winged sharpshooter
The Common Grackle Deb10 2 0 The Common Grackle

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Stefen Henry Deb Bee syzygy Deny
RikMartin Loux Dawn D. Lopez Garanzuay Trajon
cobalttoad Watson5 tb Nature_Observer
Vividha Naik Saturniidae27 Ornithoptera80 robert emond
Brian38 Sachin Zaveri 2.0 Tukup Sergio Monteiro
Richard Ong MichaelS Life Is Like a Lime Tom33
Matthew Hammond Raksha i_munasinghe sciencegeyser
Roy Arun Neil Ross Zlatan Celebic Oscar Neto
Mauron Kelly37 flowntheloop Tania17
MeaganKeefe Katydid5299 Lainey Homegrown Healthy
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