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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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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

Unknown Jumping Spider / Aranha Papa-Moscas Desconhecida Oscar Neto 2 0 Unknown Jumping Spider / Aranha Papa-Moscas Desconhecida
Unknown Emerald Moth / Mariposa-Esmeralda Desconhecida Oscar Neto 1 0 Unknown Emerald Moth / Mariposa-Esmeralda Desconhecida
Black Witch / Bruxa Oscar Neto 8 2 Black Witch / Bruxa
Shaggy mane Mustafa Rustom 5 0 Shaggy mane
Insect SukanyaDatta 5 0 Insect
Ichneumonid Wasp Oscar Neto 2 0 Ichneumonid Wasp
Spider SukanyaDatta 3 0 Spider
Ocola Skipper / Long-Winged Skipper Oscar Neto 5 1 Ocola Skipper / Long-Winged Skipper
Eastern gray squirrel arnabroy 3 0 Eastern gray squirrel
Bird Locust / South American Locust Oscar Neto 1 0 Bird Locust / South American Locust
American robin (male) arnabroy 3 0 American robin (male)
Marbled godwit arnabroy 2 0 Marbled godwit
Pelicano Pardo / Brown Pelican EntreAguas 2 1 Pelicano Pardo / Brown Pelican
Shield Bug (nymph) SukanyaDatta 3 4 Shield Bug (nymph)
Chocolate-band snail (Λιανοσαλίγκαρο) DespinaTsafetopoulou 4 1 Chocolate-band snail (Λιανοσαλίγκαρο)
Tailed Jay Caterpillar (stages) SukanyaDatta 3 8 Tailed Jay Caterpillar (stages)
Japanese jasmine (Κίτρινο γιασεμί) DespinaTsafetopoulou 1 0 Japanese jasmine (Κίτρινο γιασεμί)
Giant African Landsnail / Caracol-Gigante-Africano Oscar Neto 1 0 Giant African Landsnail / Caracol-Gigante-Africano
venado coliblanco // white tailed deer EntreAguas 1 0 venado coliblanco // white tailed deer
Peewee (rescue of trapped female) Neil Ross 4 11 Peewee (rescue of trapped female)
Letis Moth / Mariposa-Letis Oscar Neto 1 1 Letis Moth / Mariposa-Letis
Lynx Spider SukanyaDatta 1 0 Lynx Spider
Alexanders ( Σμύρνιον το μελανοσέλινον) DespinaTsafetopoulou 1 0 Alexanders ( Σμύρνιον το μελανοσέλινον)
Eye Gnat / Lambe-Olhos Oscar Neto 4 7 Eye Gnat / Lambe-Olhos
Drain Fly / Mosca-do-Banheiro Oscar Neto 12 6 Drain Fly / Mosca-do-Banheiro
Hypogymnia sp Zlatan Celebic 2 1 Hypogymnia sp
Unknown spotting Oscar Neto 2 1 Unknown spotting
Dance Fly Oscar Neto 1 0 Dance Fly
Groundhog (aka woodchuck, whistlepig) LauraLOVESbirds 7 1 Groundhog (aka woodchuck, whistlepig)
Elegant Sunburst Lichen Zlatan Celebic 6 1 Elegant Sunburst Lichen
Winter aconite, Winterling Jopy 2 0 Winter aconite, Winterling
False Lizard Barklice / Falso-Piolho-Dos-Livros Oscar Neto 1 1 False Lizard Barklice / Falso-Piolho-Dos-Livros
Persian Speedwell Zlatan Celebic 2 0 Persian Speedwell
Unknown spotting Oscar Neto 1 3 Unknown spotting
House sparrow Zlatan Celebic 2 0 House sparrow
White stork Jopy 2 0 White stork
Muscovy Duck Zlatan Celebic 2 0 Muscovy Duck
Goosander Zlatan Celebic 2 0 Goosander
Heath Dog-violet Zlatan Celebic 1 0 Heath Dog-violet
Great Crested Grebe Zlatan Celebic 1 0 Great Crested Grebe
Common chaffinch Jopy 0 2 Common chaffinch
Ringed Teal Zlatan Celebic 3 2 Ringed Teal
European Starling Zlatan Celebic 2 0 European Starling
Chaffinch Zlatan Celebic 3 1 Chaffinch
White-cheeked Pintail Zlatan Celebic 2 1 White-cheeked Pintail
Black Aellopus DespinaTsafetopoulou 3 1 Black Aellopus
Thread-Leaved Sundew / Drosera de Folhas Espirais Oscar Neto 5 1 Thread-Leaved Sundew / Drosera de Folhas Espirais
Eurasian Blue Tit Zlatan Celebic 2 1 Eurasian Blue Tit
European Greenfinch Zlatan Celebic 2 0 European Greenfinch
Mallard (with bill deformation) Zlatan Celebic 1 0 Mallard (with bill deformation)

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