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Lee Williams

Lee Williams

Me and my family love to go hiking, canoeing, and photographing wildlife. We all go out with our cameras to see who will get what.

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Mammals of KY, TN, IL, OH, MI.
183 participants
175 spottings
Mammals

Mammals of KY, TN, IL, OH, MI.

Only submit photos within the range shown by the map.

Flora of Kentucky
73 participants
346 spottings
Plants

Flora of Kentucky

A comprehensive flora of the state of Kentucky. This flora includes all mosses, ferns, wildflowers, shrubs and ...

ANTS!!!!
283 participants
612 spottings
Arthropods

ANTS!!!!

there are apparently 22000 species of ants. lets get to it!!

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,136 participants
6,092 spottings
Plants

Fruiting Bodies of the World

This mission is about mapping all the different kinds of fruiting bodies around the world. This doesn't ...

Florida Ocean Life
71 participants
253 spottings
Fish

Florida Ocean Life

This mission is to show the world the beauty and uniqueness of the ocean and its creatures around the Gulf Coast!

Bat Monitoring Project
870 participants
504 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

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

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,415 participants
11,354 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Eastern Assassin Bugs
296 participants
309 spottings
Arthropods

Eastern Assassin Bugs

The assassin bugs, family Reduviidae, is one of the largest families of true bugs in the order Hemiptera. There ...

Rare Color Morphs
1,026 participants
755 spottings
All

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, ...

Interaction between different species of Arthropods
762 participants
1,684 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

The objective of this mission is to collect pictures of the interaction between different species of arthropods. ...

Nature in Yellow
2,419 participants
12,585 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.

Jumping Spiders of the World
683 participants
2,675 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

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

National Geographic's Great Nature Project
2,844 participants
66,545 spottings
All

National Geographic's Great ...

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

Eggs of the World
1,352 participants
2,224 spottings
All

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 ...

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
675 participants
5,388 spottings
Arthropods

Caterpillars and larvae of the ...

There are many beautiful and unique larva forms such as caterpillars that we never even notice until they turn ...

Flies!
490 participants
5,277 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

Flies are everywhere and quite frankly, I think they get a bad rap! Yes some can eat disgusting things, annoy you ...

Beetles!
631 participants
9,809 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

2013 Best Wildlife Photo
395 participants
8,747 spottings
All

2013 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 Wildlife of Jonathan Dickinson State Park
14 participants
117 spottings
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The Wildlife of Jonathan ...

Jonathan Dickinson State Park is an 11,500 acre park teaming with native plant and animal life within its 17 ...

Birds of Florida
35 participants
210 spottings
Birds

Birds of Florida

This is a group to spot species of birds that live in Florida.

The Owls of Florida
87 participants
95 spottings
Birds

The Owls of Florida

Owls are an incredible group of mostly nocturnal raptors that specialize in small mammals, arthropods, birds, and ...

Floridian Life
12 participants
14 spottings
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Floridian Life

The objective for this mission is to get as many pictures as you can from Florida.

Shorebirds of the Gulf Coast
77 participants
464 spottings
Birds

Shorebirds of the Gulf Coast

Shorebirds (Charadriiformes) are mostly strong-flying birds of open country or open water, nesting on the ground ...

Florida's Arachnids
45 participants
247 spottings
Arthropods

Florida's Arachnids

When it comes to Arachnids, FLORIDA does it GOOD! We've got a huge variety of these leggy creatures. Arachnids ...

Florida Orchids
53 participants
60 spottings
Plants

Florida Orchids

Please provide photographs of orchids in the wild only. For the protection of the plants, do not post any ...

Flora of Florida
66 participants
1,137 spottings
Plants

Flora of Florida

Florida is the Land of Flowers is it not? Then perhaps it is time to prove it! From tropical representatives to ...

Scorpions and Scorpion Mimic of Florida
16 participants
10 spottings
Arthropods

Scorpions and Scorpion Mimic of ...

I wanted this mission to have native and non-native scorpions of Florida. I would like any photos of scorpions, ...

World Science Festival Cicada Count
297 participants
177 spottings
Arthropods

World Science Festival Cicada ...

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

Mission WILD
3,433 participants
42,676 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 ...

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,514 participants
3,326 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 ...

Insects of Florida
229 participants
2,215 spottings
Arthropods

Insects of Florida

This mission is designated to the 6-legged creatures of Florida and all they entail. Submit your Floridian insect ...

Florida Invasives
90 participants
206 spottings
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Florida Invasives

Invasive plants and animals are most often defined as introduced species that adversely affect the habitats they ...

Reptiles of South Florida
20 participants
72 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of South Florida

The purpose of this mission is to record and observe the various species of reptiles found in sub-tropical South ...

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,703 participants
12,014 spottings
All

Backyard Habitats of the World

Some of the most remarkable nature and wildlife can be seen right in your own backyard! The focus of this mission ...

Captive Animals
2,469 participants
12,372 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 ...

Animal Young of Florida
62 participants
469 spottings
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Animal Young of Florida

It is important for people to know the young of species as some of these are different from their adult forms both ...

Moths of the World
2,983 participants
40,680 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
1,452 participants
3,547 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 ...

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,010 participants
4,412 spottings
All

Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

Go.. Go.. Native - Florida
60 participants
1,103 spottings
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Go.. Go.. Native - Florida

Raise awareness on invasive,native, and endangered species in Florida

Cranes of Eastern USA
159 participants
95 spottings
Birds

Cranes of Eastern USA

Cranes can be found on 5 continents and in the cultural traditions, mythology, and folklore of many cultures. A ...

Raptors of North America
1,343 participants
4,032 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

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

Global Flight
1,347 participants
16,808 spottings
All

Global Flight

To create a magnificent collection of images of your favourite fliers. Not just birds, but bats, insects, even ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,935 participants
8,981 spottings
All

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

The Hoppers
860 participants
4,277 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

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

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 ...

Florida Wetlands
187 participants
1,566 spottings
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Florida Wetlands

Florida has many wildlife sanctuaries and wetlands. This mission encompasses many locations in Florida

Eyes on the Glades
27 participants
148 spottings
All

Eyes on the Glades

To explore, admire, and learn the endangered Florida wetlands that is the Everglades.

 Manatees of Florida
80 participants
56 spottings
Mammals

Manatees of Florida

Manatees Length: 10-12 feet. Weight: 1,500-1,800 lbs. Lifespan: 50-60 years in the wild. Manatees are herbivores; ...

Preserve Florida's Water
104 participants
339 spottings
All

Preserve Florida's Water

Water covers most of the Earth's surface, and it's vital for all forms of life. Yet only a small percentage of ...

Backyard Birding Southeastern USA
477 participants
1,942 spottings
Birds

Backyard Birding Southeastern USA

This mission is for Backyard Birding in the Southeastern United States. It is for migratory birds, year-round ...

Trees of the World
944 participants
4,993 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

Snakes of the World
1,956 participants
4,815 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Reptiles of the World
1,153 participants
9,677 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Amphibians of the World
2,395 participants
7,421 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Mushroom Mapping
6,051 participants
28,749 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,209 participants
44,749 spottings
All

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

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

Florida's Flora & Fauna
248 participants
8,932 spottings
All

Florida's Flora & Fauna

Become more aware of the need to conserve, preserve, and coexist with our wildlife and natural surroundings in ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,932 participants
12,484 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,501 participants
75,921 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
12,774 participants
104,327 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, ...

Anoles!
287 participants
736 spottings
Reptiles

Anoles!

This mission seeks to record observations of Anolis lizards wherever they may occur in the Western hemisphere -- ...

The Cuban Treefrog in Florida
124 participants
97 spottings
Amphibians

The Cuban Treefrog in Florida

Although they predominately occur around human developments, such as urban neighborhoods, Cuban Treefrogs are also ...

Butterflies of Florida
283 participants
1,462 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies of Florida

Logging sightings of Florida butterflies, caterpillars, eggs and chrysalis to help determine population and ...

Birds of the Southeast U.S.
382 participants
6,917 spottings
Birds

Birds of the Southeast U.S.

For spottings of bird species in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North ...

Snakes of the Southeast U.S.
260 participants
719 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the Southeast U.S.

For spottings of snake species in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North ...

Flowers of North America
9,440 participants
32,230 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 ...

Project Squirrel
5,866 participants
3,825 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

Signs of Wildlife
2,963 participants
6,025 spottings
All

Signs of Wildlife

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

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.

International Spider Survey
3,901 participants
19,246 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

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