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NWF: Watch for Wildlife!

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!

In addition to our 45 celebrity species for NWF's annual National Wildlife Week we want to see what EXTRA-ordinary wildlife you see! Share photos of animals and plants that fit into our five categories (see details) and let us know why you think they are EXTRA-ordinary! Learn more at Sign in to join mission

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
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National Wildlife Federation

Website 1,145 participants 6,383 spottings

We here at the National Wildlife Federation are celebrating our 74th annual National Wildlife Week! This year we are learning about EXTRA-ordinary species in our backyards, across the nation, and how we can take action to support them. The categories include: Wildlife with Innovative Defenses, Record Breakers, Wildlife with Super Senses, Species that Survive in Unusual Habitats, and Wildlife with Special Adaptations. Meet the featured wildlife here:

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!

Lat: 38.90 Long: -77.04

Recent Spottings

Hairy woodpecker Jae 4 0 Hairy woodpecker
Viviparous lizard Jae 5 6 Viviparous lizard
Dark-eyed junco Jae 2 0 Dark-eyed junco
Eastern gray squirrel Jae 2 0 Eastern gray squirrel
Pacific banana slug Jae 2 0 Pacific banana slug
Admirable bolete Jae 8 2 Admirable bolete
Western columbine Jae 2 0 Western columbine
Garry oak Jae 2 0 Garry oak
Pacific madrone Jae 2 0 Pacific madrone
Two-banded longhorn beetle Jae 2 0 Two-banded longhorn beetle
Red slug Jae 3 0 Red slug
Common toad Jae 3 0 Common toad
Roe deer Jae 5 0 Roe deer
Red fox Jae 2 0 Red fox
Ostrich fern mauna Kunzah 3 2 Ostrich fern
American plain bison Raksha 5 0 American plain bison
Elk Raksha 3 0 Elk
North American River otter Raksha 2 0 North American River otter
American black bear Raksha 2 0 American black bear
Grizzly/North American brown bear Raksha 1 0 Grizzly/North American brown bear
Ocotillo Cactus & Costa's Hummingbird Jim Nelson 2 0 Ocotillo  Cactus & Costa's Hummingbird
Florida Soft Shell Turtle JimJohnson2 2 0 Florida Soft Shell Turtle
Rough Skate Chris Taklis 4 1 Rough Skate
Ulie - Great Horned Owl Jim Nelson 15 18 Ulie - Great Horned Owl
Marbled torpedo ray Chris Taklis 1 2 Marbled torpedo ray
Gopher tortoise mauna Kunzah 6 4 Gopher tortoise
Bull Shark Chris Taklis 8 0 Bull Shark
Mangrove fox squirrel mauna Kunzah 7 2 Mangrove fox squirrel
Great blue heron mauna Kunzah 1 0 Great blue heron
Black Scorpion & babies Tukup 6 3 Black Scorpion & babies
Black Harvestman Tukup 2 2 Black Harvestman
Black-hooded oriole- Male Nidhin Basheer 1 0 Black-hooded oriole- Male
Wood Frog LisaPowers 8 7 Wood Frog
Killdeer mauna Kunzah 2 2 Killdeer
bar-headed goose Arun 18 24 bar-headed goose
Skate egg case Ashley Lamb 1 0 Skate egg case
Giant Black Cockroach Tukup 1 0 Giant Black Cockroach
Greater flamingo Arun 14 12 Greater flamingo
Rivoli's Hummingbird Jim Nelson 14 19 Rivoli's Hummingbird
Saltwater Crocodile triggsturner 20 15 Saltwater Crocodile
Yarrow's Spiny Lizard Jim Nelson 7 5 Yarrow's Spiny Lizard
Juvenile Burrowing Owls Jim Nelson 19 22 Juvenile Burrowing Owls
Striped dolphin Chris Taklis 7 2 Striped dolphin
California Sea Otter Jim Nelson 22 31 California Sea Otter
Geometrid Moth Caterpillar LisaPowers 5 5 Geometrid Moth Caterpillar
Polyphemus Moth LisaPowers 6 5 Polyphemus Moth
Moapa Dace Jim Nelson 15 14 Moapa Dace
Sunda Flying Fox JordiPrats 2 0 Sunda Flying Fox
Saguaro Cactus Jim Nelson 21 15 Saguaro Cactus
Canada Goose pevans01 0 0 Canada Goose

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