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Tukup

Tukup

34 years in the Amazon. My specialty is herpetofauna having handled, catalogued and photographed over 5,200 snakes in 80+ species.

Lat: -2.15, Long: -77.69 Makuma, Morona Santiago, Ecuador, South America

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Backyard Habitats of the World
1,607 participants
10,331 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 ...

2020 Best Wildlife Photo
101 participants
1,939 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 ...

Turtles of the World
5 participants
10 spottings
Reptiles

Turtles of the World

Turtles are reptiles of the order Testudines (or Chelonii) characterized by a special bony or cartilaginous ...

Coral Snakes of the World
4 participants
5 spottings
Reptiles

Coral Snakes of the World

Please post pictures you have taken of Coral Snakes in your area or that you have seen in your travels. Spottings ...

Butterflies and Moths of Ecuador
13 participants
91 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies and Moths of Ecuador

According to the Smithsonian Institution, there are about 17,500 species of butterflies in the World. Ecuador is ...

Arthropods parasitised by other arthropods
33 participants
160 spottings
Arthropods

Arthropods parasitised by other ...

This mission was created to document the occurrence of parasitism among arthropod species.

Animals with Warning Colors
873 participants
1,561 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 ...

Rocky Mountain Wildlife Watch
137 participants
1,165 spottings
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Rocky Mountain Wildlife Watch

The Rocky Mountains stretch more than 3,000 miles from the northernmost part of British Columbia, Canada, to New ...

Colorado's Feathered Friends
82 participants
697 spottings
Birds

Colorado's Feathered Friends

My Grandmother always shared her love for birds with me, and I have come to love them myself. I especially like ...

Flowers of North America
9,424 participants
32,063 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 ...

Beetles of Texas
147 participants
374 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles of Texas

Texas has quite the variety of beetles of various sizes, shapes and colors. Add your spottings of beetles, beetle ...

California's Native Plants
64 participants
324 spottings
Plants

California's Native Plants

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

The Color Green
9 participants
57 spottings
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The Color Green

The color green is a shy but vibrant color. We would like to create a collection of wildlife images based on the ...

Midwest Reptile Study
178 participants
494 spottings
Reptiles

Midwest Reptile Study

The mission of this group is to catalog local reptiles in the wild and to aid in the education and conservation of ...

Monarch Migration
1,130 participants
670 spottings
Arthropods

Monarch Migration

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

South american birds
12 participants
158 spottings
Birds

South american birds

Birds that can be found in South America.

Flatworms
24 participants
96 spottings
Other

Flatworms

Flatworms (Phylum Platyhelminthes) are simple unsegmented worms with no body cavity, and no organized organ ...

Trees of the World
936 participants
4,964 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

Monocot beauties
13 participants
214 spottings
Plants

Monocot beauties

Monocotyledon plants are maybe fewer in number than their dicotyledon counterparts, but have developed a ...

2019 Best Wildlife Photo - Species Interactions Special!
163 participants
998 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
193 participants
5,321 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 ...

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,146 participants
6,420 spottings
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NWF: Watch for Wildlife!

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

Anoles!
287 participants
733 spottings
Reptiles

Anoles!

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

Parental Care
78 participants
291 spottings
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Parental Care

This mission is dedicated to Parenting Organisms spotted with taking care of their cubs, Eggs, juvenile, chicks, ...

Mollusca
142 participants
1,262 spottings
Other

Mollusca

This Mission is the online repository of marine, fresh-water and terrestrial mollusks spotted by Project ...

82 participants
378 spottings
Arthropods

Picudos. Weevils

En esta misión se pueden incluir todos los picudos. El Picudo rojo es la plaga más preocupante actualmente en las ...

162 participants
783 spottings
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Wild Love

The mating rituals of some animals are wonderfully bizarre and each species in animal kingdom has a different ...

101 participants
1,693 spottings
Arthropods

Hymenoptera of the world -- ...

The representatives of Hymenoptera order display a remarkable diversity not only of shapes and colours, but also ...

664 participants
5,217 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 ...

758 participants
1,665 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

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

1,342 participants
16,798 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 ...

648 participants
6,953 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 ...

1,019 participants
1,619 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

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

173 participants
2,320 spottings
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Beauty of Decay

This mission is about showing the beauty of all kinds of decay processes which are usually the basis beginning of ...

277 participants
1,641 spottings
Fungi

Lichens

Lichens are the symbiotic union of a fungus with either a green alga or a cyanobacteria. They are very different ...

482 participants
5,168 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

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

1,344 participants
4,036 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

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

837 participants
2,284 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 ...

783 participants
1,456 spottings
Mammals

Primate Watch

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

868 participants
503 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

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

6,011 participants
28,637 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

365 participants
964 spottings
Arthropods

Marvelous Mantids of the World

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

15 participants
98 spottings
Arthropods

Arachnids of Ecuador

Many species in the Amazon rainforest are still undocumented. The purpose of this mission is to collect photos & ...

13 participants
637 spottings
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Biodiversity of Ecuador ...

This mission will try to document all sorts of plants and animals of Ecuador. Please try to be specific regarding ...

9 participants
190 spottings
Plants

Plantas de Ecuador

Mission, created to help identify plants of Ecuador.

129 participants
2,695 spottings
Plants

Plants of Ecuador

Let's do a little documenting of plants!

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 ...

94 participants
776 spottings
Arthropods

Longhorn Beetles (Global)

This fascinating beetles belong to the family Cerambycidae are know as Longhorn Beetles, Long-horned Beetles or ...

17 participants
97 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles of Ecuador

The order coleoptera comprise the insects that we know as "beetles". According to the Wikipedia "The word ...

869 participants
2,997 spottings
Plants

Flowers of South America

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

277 participants
599 spottings
Arthropods

ANTS!!!!

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

124 participants
4,708 spottings
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Texas Wildlife Photographers

The mission of Texas Nature and Wildlife Photographers is to hunt down and capture nature and wildlife in Texas. ...

117 participants
824 spottings
Reptiles

Herps of Texas

To document the amazing diversity of the herps in Texas!

1,133 participants
5,995 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 ...

1,582 participants
2,616 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

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

5,492 participants
3,304 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 ...

6 participants
66 spottings
Arthropods

Insectopia

Examine the insect world. What can you find?

14 participants
32 spottings
Arthropods

Cicadas of the World

Cicadas from around the world

37 participants
543 spottings
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Nightlife of the Midwest

While most of us are sleeping, much of the animal world comes alive.

53 participants
1,872 spottings
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Iowan Biodiversity

Mission aimed at charting Iowa's biodiversity. Anything from arthropods to fungi. Lets team up and map Iowa's ...

61 participants
177 spottings
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Montana Wildlife

With a land area of 147,046 square miles (380,850 km2), Montana is slightly larger than Japan and slightly smaller ...

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!

408 participants
6,983 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 ...

14 participants
593 spottings
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Ecology of California

I'm creating this mission for the purpose of trying to document all the wildlife inhabiting California, USA. I ...

31 participants
595 spottings
Birds

Birds of California/Arizona

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

623 participants
9,697 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

56 participants
57 spottings
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Fish in the wild of the MidWest ...

Fish that have been caught or photographed, no skinned fish please This is a local mission for the Midwest only.

60 participants
235 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 ...

156 participants
2,722 spottings
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Oklahoma and Texas Wildlife

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

335 participants
5,506 spottings
Birds

Birds of Texas

To identify and track the numerous species of birds that fly through Texas or are native to the Lone Star State.

243 participants
4,964 spottings
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Biodiversity of Texas

Texas, being the 2nd largest state in the U.S., consists of diverse landscapes that resemble the American South ...

5 participants
4 spottings
Fish

Fish of Texas

To document the amazing diversity of the fish in Texas!

1,341 participants
2,188 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 ...

2,411 participants
12,479 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.

669 participants
2,574 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

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

1,408 participants
11,216 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

2,529 participants
5,736 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 ...

2,947 participants
5,917 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 ...

3,869 participants
18,948 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

5,834 participants
14,808 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 ...

1,145 participants
9,568 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

36 participants
272 spottings
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South Dakota Wildlife

The purpose of this mission is to collect and document the wildlife of South Dakota. Help South Dakotan's and ...

425 participants
3,149 spottings
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Critters of the Midwest

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

229 participants
465 spottings
Mammals

Marsupials of the World

There are only 434 Marsupials on our planet. Let's see how many Marsupials Project Noah can find. Marsupials are ...

849 participants
4,157 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

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

1,373 participants
5,657 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 ...

1,448 participants
3,543 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 ...

1,948 participants
4,791 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

2,386 participants
7,382 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

2,467 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 ...

2,943 participants
40,223 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 ...

2,913 participants
8,908 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

4,911 participants
12,335 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

5,845 participants
3,809 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

7,183 participants
43,812 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 ...

8,460 participants
75,016 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

12,729 participants
103,985 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, ...

4 participants
5 spottings
Reptiles

Coral Snakes of the World

Please post pictures you have taken of Coral Snakes in your area or that you have seen in your travels. Spottings ...

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