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Biodiversidad en España/Spain
101 participants
21,821 spottings
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Biodiversidad en España/Spain

Habitat: Indicar el sitio donde se encontró (campo, montaña, lago, mar, río...) Habitat: Enter the place where it ...

Critters of the Midwest
427 participants
3,192 spottings
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Critters of the Midwest

This mission documents all the critters of the Midwest (includes both insects and animals).

Beetles!
631 participants
9,846 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

Wildlife in fresh waters and wetlands of NE USA
10 participants
231 spottings
All

Wildlife in fresh waters and ...

Fresh waters are wellsprings and reservoirs of life. Wildlife in fresh waters and wetlands include: vernal pools, ...

Spotted in Summer in the North East
98 participants
1,280 spottings
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Spotted in Summer in the North ...

Record, identify, and compare species of wildlife spotted in our neighborhoods and vacation destinations during ...

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
677 participants
5,413 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 ...

Caterpillars of Eastern North America
144 participants
336 spottings
Arthropods

Caterpillars of Eastern North ...

It seems that everywhere we look we see butterflies and moths, but we never seem to think about where they came ...

Insects of New England
8 participants
688 spottings
Arthropods

Insects of New England

Our mission is to find and photograph as many insects in the New England area as possible!

New England Arthropods
45 participants
3,901 spottings
Arthropods

New England Arthropods

An arthropod is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed ...

Oklahoma and Texas Wildlife
156 participants
2,738 spottings
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Oklahoma and Texas Wildlife

The mission is about finding and taking pictures of wildlife in Oklahoma and Texas.

Birds Of Arizona
76 participants
537 spottings
Birds

Birds Of Arizona

There is lots of birds out there to be found. Let's see how many AZ birds we can get to!

Ontario Canada Spottings
2 participants
11 spottings
All

Ontario Canada Spottings

We are trying to Gather various pictures of species from the area. there is so much here to see, lets share it ...

Walk for Wildlife - Canadian Wildlife Federation
25 participants
292 spottings
All

Walk for Wildlife - Canadian ...

CWF represents 300,000 members and supporters that work from coast to coast to maintain something very important — ...

The Pacific Northwest Bioregion
420 participants
5,483 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 ...

Sonoran Desert - Plants and Animals
147 participants
2,071 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 ...

Animals of North Carolina
202 participants
3,556 spottings
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Animals of North Carolina

Our mission is build a photo library of animals living in their natural environment in North Carolina so that ...

Southern California Wildlife
408 participants
6,968 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 ...

Ontario Wildlife
103 participants
1,381 spottings
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Ontario Wildlife

Discover wildlife in Ontario and educate those around us.

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

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,212 participants
44,992 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
2,968 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, ...

Birds of the Pacific North West
209 participants
1,117 spottings
Birds

Birds of the Pacific North West

Help document all species of birds in flight, from the tiny hummingbirds to the huge wandering albatrosses.

Raptors of California
114 participants
131 spottings
Birds

Raptors of California

This is for the community as a whole! Help us locate a document these magnificent birds of prey, especially ...

Birds of Iberia
92 participants
13,563 spottings
Birds

Birds of Iberia

To document and photograph all the bird species found in Iberia (Spain and Portugal) and discover their seasonal ...

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,520 participants
3,385 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

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

Mushroom Mapping
6,068 participants
28,798 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

The Color Red
5,848 participants
14,955 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 ...

El Color Rojo
837 participants
2,288 spottings
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El Color Rojo

El color rojo es un color audaz que representa la pasión. Nos gustaría crear una colección de imágenes de la fauna ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,964 participants
6,032 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 ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,414 participants
11,433 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Opisthobranchs & Nudibranchs of the World
349 participants
1,191 spottings
Other

Opisthobranchs & Nudibranchs of ...

Opistobranchs are a large and diverse group of marine gastropods. They include several types of sea slugs: sea ...

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 ...

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. ...

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,587 participants
2,627 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

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

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,937 participants
8,985 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Snakes of the World
1,957 participants
4,817 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

The Hoppers
860 participants
4,282 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

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

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.

Animals with Warning Colors
877 participants
1,567 spottings
All

Animals with Warning Colors

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

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 ...

Parental care in insects and other invertebrates
517 participants
306 spottings
Arthropods

Parental care in insects and ...

[PLEASE READ the instructions under Overview first!*]. Did you know that some of the lesser creatures engage in ...

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,136 participants
6,113 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 ...

Moths of the World
2,984 participants
40,804 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 ...

Jumping Spiders of the World
684 participants
2,699 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

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

Slime Molds
314 participants
489 spottings
Other

Slime Molds

Mission for those slimy, but often beautifully colored molds that are often confused with fungi. Now a global ...

Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!
2,883 participants
5,293 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! ...

Galapagos Biodiversity
578 participants
1,058 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 ...

Mission WILD
3,432 participants
42,579 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 ...

Flowers of North America
9,445 participants
32,228 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 ...

Mitten Crab Watch
232 participants
19 spottings
Other

Mitten Crab Watch

The Chinese Mitten Crab is native to East Asia. It has invaded the Great Lakes, the Gulf Coast, San Francisco Bay, ...

Fall Into Phenology
1,227 participants
2,209 spottings
Plants

Fall Into Phenology

Celebrate the Fall Equinox and help us reach our goal of 500 reported observations with Project BudBurst’s new ...

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,517 participants
3,327 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 ...

Gulf Coast Oil Spill Impact
356 participants
454 spottings
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Gulf Coast Oil Spill Impact

The Gulf Coast region is facing an environmental disaster. With hundreds of species of plants and animals in ...

Birds of the World
12,799 participants
104,374 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, ...

International Spider Survey
3,905 participants
19,305 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,933 participants
12,502 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Global Coral Reef Monitoring
592 participants
5,530 spottings
Other

Global Coral Reef Monitoring

The Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network works hard to improve management and conservation of coral reefs by ...

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 ...

Marine Mammals of the World
1,334 participants
1,077 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 ...

Primate Watch
786 participants
1,476 spottings
Mammals

Primate Watch

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

Rare Color Morphs
1,027 participants
758 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, ...

Captive Animals
2,470 participants
12,371 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 ...

Symbiotic Relationships
1,024 participants
1,635 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

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

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,383 participants
5,714 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 ...

Eggs of the World
1,353 participants
2,227 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 ...

Global Flight
1,346 participants
16,830 spottings
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Global Flight

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

Nature in Yellow
2,419 participants
12,595 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.

The Color Blue
2,539 participants
5,822 spottings
All

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 United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,455 participants
3,549 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 ...

Wild Michigan
13 participants
362 spottings
All

Wild Michigan

To explore and share the beauty and wonder of Michigan’s amazing natural world.

Great Lakes Monitoring
902 participants
5,578 spottings
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Great Lakes Monitoring

The Great Lakes are the largest surface freshwater system containing over 80 percent of freshwater on the Earth. ...

Life of  Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Illinois
6 participants
345 spottings
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Life of Indiana, Michigan, ...

To share the best pictures from the best four states in the USA. Make peoples days with pictures that amaze them ...

Project Squirrel
5,869 participants
3,829 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,149 participants
6,462 spottings
All

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!

We here at the National Wildlife Federation are celebrating our 74th annual National Wildlife Week! This year we ...

Birds in New Jersey
60 participants
177 spottings
Birds

Birds in New Jersey

See what wild birds live all around new jersey!

Wildlife of Northeastern USA
353 participants
8,718 spottings
All

Wildlife of Northeastern USA

New York ,Pennsylvania, Connecticut,Maryland, Delaware, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and ...

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 ...

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,717 participants
12,504 spottings
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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 ...

Maryland Wildlife
81 participants
1,016 spottings
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Maryland Wildlife

Document Maryland's Wildlife.

Suburban Birds of MD
15 participants
29 spottings
Birds

Suburban Birds of MD

Happy Spring! Birds are returning to the area from their winter habitats and those that never left are hard at ...

Moms with their Babies - Northeastern US
84 participants
128 spottings
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Moms with their Babies - ...

Take photos, of baby animals with their mothers, I am a licensed wildlife rehabilitator and i get a lot of babies, ...

Funny, Cute and Odd Wildlife Images - North East USA
2 participants
140 spottings
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Funny, Cute and Odd Wildlife ...

This mission is for clear images of wildlife that makes you laugh, or smile. Images can include birds building ...

Backyard birds of Northeastern USA
58 participants
556 spottings
Birds

Backyard birds of Northeastern ...

To document backyard birds from PA, NY, WV, VA, OH, CT, and NJ.

Wildlife with Snow, Frost, and Ice - NorthEastern United States
133 participants
330 spottings
All

Wildlife with Snow, Frost, and ...

Animals using, playing in, interacting with, or affected by snow, frost, or ice. Plants growing in or affected by ...

African Cats
61 participants
162 spottings
Mammals

African Cats

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

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,010 participants
4,417 spottings
All

Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

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 ...

Raptors of North America
1,343 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 ...

Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation
699 participants
1,013 spottings
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Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation

Please share photos of wildlife in accredited sanctuaries and centers for animals rescued from situations ...

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