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Monarch Migration
1,134 participants
670 spottings
Arthropods

Monarch Migration

Where have you seen a Monarch? Help document Monarch migration by posting photos of your spottings.

2015 Best Wildlife Photo
502 participants
7,832 spottings
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2015 Best Wildlife Photo

We're calling for your best wildlife photos! This featured mission is open to all members from all over the world ...

Birds of California/Arizona
32 participants
642 spottings
Birds

Birds of California/Arizona

I am trying to record every bird in California... including Catalina island.

Life in dots San Diego
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14 spottings
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Life in dots San Diego

I need pictures of any plant or animal with dots or speckles. That's all that I need for my research.

Woodpeckers of North America
61 participants
237 spottings
Birds

Woodpeckers of North America

The purpose of this mission is to learn more about woodpeckers and their habits. I am keeping a checklist of ...

Just Amazing - California
112 participants
878 spottings
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Just Amazing - California

It is to see all the amazing living things we have here and to see all those things come together. This mission is ...

The Bug Chicks Sofa Safari
646 participants
7,100 spottings
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The Bug Chicks Sofa Safari

We're partnering with Project Noah to make our adventure truly interactive. We want you to upload pictures of ...

Trees of Southern California
65 participants
63 spottings
Plants

Trees of Southern California

Tree cover and variety are some of the most under-appreciated aspects of urban dwelling, especially in the ...

Great Alaskan Challenge
36 participants
1,910 spottings
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Great Alaskan Challenge

To photograph and capture nature and wildlife in the last American frontier.

Humpback Whale Flukes
304 participants
59 spottings
Mammals

Humpback Whale Flukes

I work as a flukematcher for Allied Whale based at College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor Maine. They hold the ...

The Color Blue
2,540 participants
5,840 spottings
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The Color Blue

There are so many incredible animals in the color blue. However, at the same time, they are few when considering ...

Wildlife in Oceanside, CA
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3 spottings
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Wildlife in Oceanside, CA

Our goal is to document and identify wildlife in our local neighborhoods and backyards. Which species are native? ...

Bird's Nests in San Diego
13 participants
18 spottings
Birds

Bird's Nests in San Diego

Here is a list of birds that regularly breed in San Diego county: • Pied-billed Grebe • Clark’s Grebe • Brandt’s ...

California's Native Plants
64 participants
325 spottings
Plants

California's Native Plants

California is home to an estimated 6,300 native plants.

Sonoran Desert - Plants and Animals
147 participants
2,093 spottings
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Sonoran Desert - Plants and ...

Please share your photos of plant life and wildlife from the beautiful Sonoran Desert. All photos of the native ...

Flora and Fauna of California Wilderness
229 participants
2,722 spottings
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Flora and Fauna of California ...

Exploring and documenting the flora and fauna of the wilderness areas in California. Let's share our discoveries ...

World Science Festival Cicada Count
298 participants
177 spottings
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World Science Festival Cicada ...

We're calling all citizen scientists to help track 17-Year Cicadas! Join the World Science Festival Cicada Count ...

Nature in Yellow
2,420 participants
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Nature in Yellow

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

Raptors of North America
1,344 participants
4,042 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

Raptors (Birds of Prey - Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, Owls and Vultures) are found throughout North America - from the ...

Edible Flora grown in So Cal
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27 spottings
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Edible Flora grown in So Cal

Edible flora from small home, group/co-op, and community gardens, as well as flora used to deter pests and help ...

Herps (Reptiles & Amphibians) of Southern California
72 participants
237 spottings
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Herps (Reptiles & Amphibians) of ...

Share your sitings/photos of reptiles and amphibians in southern California ONLY. Please only native species.

California Tidepools!
120 participants
411 spottings
Other

California Tidepools!

This project is for those who love to tidepool up and down California's awesome coast!

Wondrous Wasps of Southern California
57 participants
164 spottings
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Wondrous Wasps of Southern ...

This mission is aimed at documenting Wasps from Southern California and their intelligent social and solitary ...

Flowering Cacti and Succulents of California
175 participants
161 spottings
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Flowering Cacti and Succulents ...

The purpose of this mission is to highlight and celebrate the spectacular blooms coming from an otherwise very ...

Los Angeles Wildlife
89 participants
287 spottings
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Los Angeles Wildlife

Capture pictures of all sorts of wildlife in the Los Angeles area!

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,454 participants
3,552 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the United States - ...

Snakes play vital roles as mid- to top-level predators in our natural ecosystems but they are often very ...

Moths of the World
2,989 participants
40,961 spottings
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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 your door. In ...

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,384 participants
5,725 spottings
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Mimetic Animals of the World

One of the most striking survival strategies of animals is mimicking their environment. Mimetism can be used for ...

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,591 participants
2,630 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

Herbs & spices have been used since ancient times. They have been used for cooking, as medicines, in religion, ...

Amphibians of the World
2,401 participants
7,470 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

Lethal fungi, habitat loss, and predators have caused severe declines in amphibian populations around the world. ...

Identifying Animals Through Osteology
349 participants
502 spottings
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Identifying Animals Through ...

Where there is life, there is death. Death and decomposition are a natural and sometimes beautiful part of the ...

2012 Best Wildlife Photo
1,252 participants
12,913 spottings
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2012 Best Wildlife Photo

We're calling for your best wildlife photos. This featured mission is open to all members from all over the world ...

Captive Animals
2,472 participants
12,368 spottings
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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 zoos. edit: I ...

Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!
2,884 participants
5,301 spottings
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Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!

Teachers and students, start documenting and sharing the wildlife you encounter in and around your school sites! ...

Snakes of the World
1,962 participants
4,829 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

A mission to document the beautiful snakes species from around the world.

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,944 participants
9,023 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

This mission is to document the incredible architectural abilities of animals from all genera.

Eggs of the World
1,355 participants
2,237 spottings
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Eggs of the World

Nothing is more symbolic to life in this world than the egg. Like wildlife itself, eggs come in all shapes and ...

Reptiles of the World
1,156 participants
9,717 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

The San Diego Botanic Garden
40 participants
72 spottings
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The San Diego Botanic Garden

The mission is easy. Take pictures of the different kinds of wildlife within the garden. Enjoy taking pictures in ...

Southern California Wildlife
409 participants
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Southern California Wildlife

Southern California is one of the most biologically diverse regions in America which allows for unique wildlife ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
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WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

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

Signs of Wildlife
2,970 participants
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Signs of Wildlife

If you look carefully, there are signs of wildlife everywhere. From subtle animal tracks and abandoned spider ...

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,521 participants
3,387 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

Curious which vegetable varieties might grow best in your garden? Cornell researchers are, too. We compile ...

Mushroom Mapping
6,082 participants
28,825 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

The Color Red
5,853 participants
14,984 spottings
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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 wildlife images ...

Marine Mammals of the World
1,334 participants
1,079 spottings
Mammals

Marine Mammals of the World

Marine mammals are a diverse group of 120 species of mammal that are primarily ocean-dwelling or depend on the ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,938 participants
12,551 spottings
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Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

Dragonflies and damselflies are agile insects of the order Odonata. With a worldwide distribution and over 5,000 ...

International Spider Survey
3,916 participants
19,463 spottings
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International Spider Survey

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

2011 Best Wildlife Photo
8,511 participants
9,121 spottings
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2011 Best Wildlife Photo

We're calling for your best wildlife photos. This featured mission is open to all members from all over the world ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,512 participants
76,874 spottings
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Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Project Squirrel
5,872 participants
3,835 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

Fox squirrels and grey squirrels are two of the most familiar species of wildlife in many neighborhoods and ...

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,541 participants
3,330 spottings
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The Lost Ladybug Project

Across North America ladybug species distribution is changing. We're asking you to join us in finding out where ...

Earth Week 2011
490 participants
821 spottings
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Earth Week 2011

During Earth Week, help inspire awareness and appreciation for ecosystems across the planet through a global ...

Flowers of North America
9,450 participants
32,253 spottings
Plants

Flowers of North America

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

Birds of the World
12,812 participants
104,674 spottings
Birds

Birds of the World

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

California Coastal Wildlife Watch
947 participants
2,995 spottings
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California Coastal Wildlife Watch

Around the world, coastal ecosystems are known for their unique wildlife. From sea birds to native plant life, ...

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