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2020 Best Wildlife Photo
58 participants
624 spottings
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2020 Best Wildlife Photo

Project Noah is calling for your best wildlife photos! This mission is open to members from all over the world and ...

2019 Best Wildlife Photo - Species Interactions Special!
165 participants
999 spottings
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2019 Best Wildlife Photo - ...

We're calling for your best wildlife photos! The mission is for spottings submitted in 2019 fitting in our special ...

2018 Best Wildlife Photo
195 participants
5,322 spottings
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2018 Best Wildlife Photo

This mission is now terminated; please watch out for the new 2019 Best Wildlife Photo mission! We're calling again ...

Australian Pelican
25 participants
44 spottings
Birds

Australian Pelican

The Australian Pelican is found throughout Australia, Papua New Guinea and western Indonesia, with occasional ...

2017 Best Wildlife Photo
245 participants
6,475 spottings
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2017 Best Wildlife Photo

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

2016 Best Wildlife Photo
149 participants
5,921 spottings
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2016 Best Wildlife Photo

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

Marvelous Mantids of the World
354 participants
947 spottings
Arthropods

Marvelous Mantids of the World

Mantids are amazing insects! Unusual and alien looking. Considered good luck in some cultures, these predatory ...

Invasive Species Documentation Pacific North West
69 participants
78 spottings
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Invasive Species Documentation ...

Invasive species wreak havoc on the environment and disrupt native habitats and wildlife all over the world. It is ...

Galapagos Biodiversity
573 participants
1,054 spottings
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Galapagos Biodiversity

The objective of this mission undertaken by the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos is to celebrate all ...

Life on Public Lands
54 participants
707 spottings
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Life on Public Lands

During National Environmental Education Week 2015, April 19-25, we're inviting you to participate in a national ...

2015 Best Wildlife Photo
506 participants
7,835 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 ...

The Birds of Ecuador
27 participants
219 spottings
Birds

The Birds of Ecuador

Ecuador’s avian diversity is fascinating to many birders, me included. I have never been to Ecuador, but I know ...

Reptiles of The Pacific Northwest
22 participants
57 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of The Pacific Northwest

This mission is a place for people to share their awesome spottings of reptiles found in the Pacific Northwest!

The Bug Chicks Sofa Safari
648 participants
6,852 spottings
Arthropods

The Bug Chicks Sofa Safari

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

 East African Biodiversity
37 participants
1,585 spottings
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East African Biodiversity

A place to add your photographs from Western Kenya, most of Uganda, Northern Tanzania, Eastern Rwanda and NE ...

Mission WILD
3,426 participants
41,368 spottings
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Mission WILD

The WILD Foundation works to protect & interconnect at least half of the planet’s land & water to sustain the ...

African Mammals in the Wild
52 participants
900 spottings
Mammals

African Mammals in the Wild

To document visually the diversity of African mammals, including the cetaceans and pinnipeds.

Pacific Northwest Wildlife
70 participants
907 spottings
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Pacific Northwest Wildlife

Dedicated to all the spectacular wildlife of the great Northwest United States. A wildlife enthusiast's paradise, ...

The Hoppers
840 participants
4,127 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

This is not for jumping organisms! This mission is focusing on the Auchenorrhyncha suborder (Free-living ...

Wildlife of Southern Africa
37 participants
1,031 spottings
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Wildlife of Southern Africa

Current admin : Zlatan Celebic This mission’s creator said “Our Southern Africa community is quite small on PN. ...

National Geographic's Great Nature Project
2,845 participants
66,562 spottings
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National Geographic's Great ...

National Geographic is urging everyone to get outside to explore nature. Participants are asked to contribute ...

Kruger National Park, South Africa
47 participants
704 spottings
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Kruger National Park, South ...

The Kruger National Park is a great destination if you love the outdoors! There is so many different ecosystems ...

Moths and Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest
64 participants
527 spottings
Arthropods

Moths and Butterflies of the ...

To record the present population of moths and butterflies in the outdoors of the Pacific Northwest region of North ...

Jumping Spiders of the World
664 participants
2,545 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

With cat like grace, agility and Teddy Bearish charms bellying their formidable predatory instincts, the jumping ...

North American Bat Tracker
104 participants
142 spottings
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North American Bat Tracker

We want to know where bats are and what they're doing! North American bats are under tremendous pressure from ...

Rhinos of The World
97 participants
132 spottings
Mammals

Rhinos of The World

This mission is dedicated to all Rhino's of the World. The objective is to raise awareness for the rhino horn ...

Viper and snakes from Costa Rica
12 participants
48 spottings
Reptiles

Viper and snakes from Costa Rica

The purpose of the mission is to document viper and snakes from Costa Rica. El ideal de la misión es documentar ...

Monarch Migration
1,130 participants
669 spottings
Arthropods

Monarch Migration

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

Eggs of the World
1,335 participants
2,169 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 ...

Life and Mathematics
249 participants
801 spottings
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Life and Mathematics

Life and mathematics are intimately implicated. And this relationship is visible now and then. If you see it, take ...

Beetles!
618 participants
9,621 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

Beetles are the most diverse group of organisms on Earth. They are found on six continents in almost every ...

Moths of the World
2,898 participants
39,416 spottings
Arthropods

Moths of the World

Moths? Yes: a world of sphinxes, hawks, owls, tigers, and scary eyes, all waiting for you outside your door. In ...

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,447 participants
3,537 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 ...

Raptors of North America
1,345 participants
4,031 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

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

Away From Home - North West United States
18 participants
85 spottings
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Away From Home - North West ...

Snowyowls wintering(and summering) further and further south. Caracaras and great tailed grackles moving north. ...

Marine Mammals of the World
1,326 participants
1,069 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 ...

Bat Monitoring Project
864 participants
501 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

The Bat Conservancy is an international non-profit organization dedicated to protecting biological diversity ...

Waterbirds And Their Hybrids
21 participants
472 spottings
Birds

Waterbirds And Their Hybrids

The term water bird or waterbird is used to refer to birds that live on or around water. Some definitions apply ...

2012 Best Wildlife Photo
1,254 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 ...

Animals with Warning Colors
871 participants
1,537 spottings
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Animals with Warning Colors

Many animals use colors in the opposite way of camouflage. They have bright colors wich make them highly ...

Fungus in America
207 participants
4,376 spottings
Fungi

Fungus in America

Discover varieties of fungus of the region.

The Pacific Northwest Bioregion
418 participants
5,071 spottings
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The Pacific Northwest Bioregion

The goal of this project is so fill out as many organisms as possible for the Pacific Northwest and create a ...

The Color Blue
2,522 participants
5,697 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 ...

Snakes of the World
1,940 participants
4,773 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Nature in Yellow
2,405 participants
12,398 spottings
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Nature in Yellow

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

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,005 participants
4,360 spottings
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Hunters & Animal Food Habits

This mission is to document the food habits of animals from all genera.

Rare Color Morphs
1,020 participants
739 spottings
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Rare Color Morphs

If you find an animal or plant that is not it's normal color, please add it to this mission. Though rare, ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,904 participants
8,850 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,367 participants
5,619 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 ...

Reptiles of the World
1,140 participants
9,499 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Amphibians of the World
2,379 participants
7,343 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

African Cats
61 participants
162 spottings
Mammals

African Cats

By displaying the beauty of these creatures, maybe we will fight harder to protect them.

Birds of Sub-Saharan Africa
131 participants
3,199 spottings
Birds

Birds of Sub-Saharan Africa

Africa has impressive and beautiful birds and this mission will allow us to share and document our spottings in ...

Symbiotic Relationships
1,011 participants
1,585 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

Symbiosis is close and often long-term interaction between different biological species. There are many example of ...

Captive Animals
2,465 participants
12,367 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 ...

Southern California Wildlife
409 participants
6,963 spottings
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Southern California Wildlife

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

Poison Dart Frogs
37 participants
107 spottings
Amphibians

Poison Dart Frogs

Poison Dart frogs are characterized by bright colors (aposematic), which are used as warning signals to predators, ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,406 participants
11,007 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

Insects are the most important pollinators of flowering plants (Angiosperms). They are very valuable for humans, ...

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,470 participants
3,276 spottings
Arthropods

The Lost Ladybug Project

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

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,893 participants
12,047 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Signs of Wildlife
2,933 participants
5,827 spottings
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Signs of Wildlife

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

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,164 participants
43,209 spottings
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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 ...

California Coastal Wildlife Watch
947 participants
2,997 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, ...

The Color Red
5,816 participants
14,672 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 ...

Flowers of North America
9,414 participants
32,026 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 ...

Mushroom Mapping
5,974 participants
28,212 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Project Squirrel
5,818 participants
3,787 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

International Spider Survey
3,837 participants
18,807 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Primate Watch
782 participants
1,448 spottings
Mammals

Primate Watch

The Primate Specialist Group is a network of scientists and conservationists who stand against the tide of ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,418 participants
73,681 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Birds of the World
12,693 participants
102,924 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, ...

Away From Home - North West United States
18 participants
85 spottings
All

Away From Home - North West ...

Snowyowls wintering(and summering) further and further south. Caracaras and great tailed grackles moving north. ...