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BioBlitz: Saguaro National Park

BioBlitz: Saguaro National Park

This two-day celebration of biodiversity centers on a 24-hour race to count species. Join this mission to add wildlife spottings in the Tucson area before, during, and after this great event. Naturalists and taxonomy specialists not attending the event are also invited to participate by using their expertise to help identify observations submitted to the mission. Submitted photos will also be added to National Geographic's Flickr set which you can visit here. Sign in to join mission

BioBlitz: Saguaro National Park
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Help us count and identify species in southern Arizona! National Geographic and the National Park Service are hosting a BioBlitz in Saguaro National Park outside Tucson, Arizona on October 21-22, 2011. The iconic saguaro cactus dots the landscape of this national park in southern Arizona, just 50 miles from the Mexican border. From lowland Sonoran desert landscapes to isolated sky islands dominated by conifer forests, Saguaro National Park is home to a diverse community of organisms. Note: Since we are working with partners on this mission, the National Geographic Society and the National Park Service, special Terms apply to submissions to this mission. By joining this mission you agree to the Terms & Conditions.

BioBlitz: Saguaro National Park

Lat: 32.21 Long: -110.69

Recent Spottings

creosote David 1 0 creosote
Desert Blister Beetle Staragate 1 0 Desert Blister Beetle
Inflated Beetle JudyCrawford 5 0 Inflated Beetle
Texan Crescent TampaDave 1 0 Texan Crescent
Pincushion cactus AnthonyRoccoPrimavera 3 0 Pincushion cactus
Barrel cactus Danny Edelson 1 0 Barrel cactus
Spotting Danny Edelson 0 0 Spotting
Red Spotted Toad JudyCrawford 1 0 Red Spotted Toad
Common House Gecko Student 3 2 Common House Gecko
Master Blister Beetle JudyCrawford 1 1 Master Blister Beetle
Costa Hummingbird CynthiaMHori 2 3 Costa Hummingbird
Saguaro cactus CynthiaMHori 2 0 Saguaro cactus
Bobcat JudyCrawford 4 0 Bobcat
Gila monster DonnaTang 2 1 Gila monster
wolfberry fiveweintraubs 1 0 wolfberry
Black Throated Gray Warbler JudyCrawford 2 1 Black Throated Gray Warbler
Lagarto harsuame 1 0 Lagarto
Verdin JudyCrawford 3 0 Verdin
Tiger Rattlesnake GeoffreyPalmer 1 0 Tiger Rattlesnake
Golden Huntsman Spider JudyCrawford 0 1 Golden Huntsman Spider
Blue Palo Verde JudyCrawford 1 0 Blue Palo Verde
Harris Antelope Ground Squirrel JudyCrawford 0 1 Harris Antelope Ground Squirrel
Regal Horned Lizard pbryan.heidorn 1 1 Regal Horned Lizard
Red-tailed Hawk JudyCrawford 6 1 Red-tailed Hawk
Black-tailed Rattlesnake PhilipBrown 5 3 Black-tailed Rattlesnake
Greater Roadrunner JudyCrawford 3 0 Greater Roadrunner
Gila Monster GeoffreyPalmer 2 1 Gila Monster
Summer Tanager GeoffreyPalmer 4 0 Summer Tanager
Western Spotted Skunk GeoffreyPalmer 2 1 Western Spotted Skunk
Gila Monster artemesia 2 1 Gila Monster
Bobcat GeoffreyPalmer 4 4 Bobcat
Couch's Spadefoot toad JonathonJones 7 2 Couch's Spadefoot toad
Saguaro cactus Yasser 7 2 Saguaro cactus
Hognosed Skunk GeoffreyPalmer 1 2 Hognosed Skunk
Gopher snake Courtney Fisher 1 0 Gopher snake
Pyrrhuloxia GeoffreyPalmer 0 1 Pyrrhuloxia
Gopher Snake GeoffreyPalmer 4 2 Gopher Snake
Coach whip soconnor 0 4 Coach whip
Sonoran Gopher Snake PhilipBrown 7 5 Sonoran Gopher Snake
round tailed ground squirrel the_tajminator 1 5 round tailed ground squirrel
Eastern Collared Lizard GeoffreyPalmer 4 0 Eastern Collared Lizard
Round-tailed Ground Squirrel GeoffreyPalmer 0 1 Round-tailed Ground Squirrel
Saguaro GeoffreyPalmer 2 2 Saguaro
Sidewinder Rattlesnake JudyCrawford 4 2 Sidewinder Rattlesnake
Engelmann's prickly pear GeoffreyPalmer 3 2 Engelmann's prickly pear
Sonoran Desert Tortoise Courtney Fisher 1 2 Sonoran Desert Tortoise
Saguaro CourtneyLynnFisher 1 3 Saguaro
red velvet mite DonnaTang 0 4 red velvet mite
Saguaro Courtney Fisher 0 1 Saguaro
Arizona Black Rattlesnake GeoffreyPalmer 1 0 Arizona Black Rattlesnake

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