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Non-hummingbirds at hummingbird feeders in New Mexico & Arizona
31 participants
8 spottings
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Non-hummingbirds at hummingbird ...

To identify non-hummingbird animals that feed at hummingbird feeders.

Wild Love
164 participants
805 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 ...

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 ...

Moths of the World
2,983 participants
40,710 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 ...

Call for the color purple - SouthEastern United States
197 participants
449 spottings
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Call for the color purple - ...

Find all things purple to help support awareness for cystic fibrosis month. Together we can let the world see that ...

Scorpions of Texas
47 participants
25 spottings
Arthropods

Scorpions of Texas

Scorpions are one of the oldest terrestrial arthropods and can be found on every continent except Antarctica. They ...

Fungi of the American Southwest
69 participants
147 spottings
Fungi

Fungi of the American Southwest

To document and identify fungi of the American Southwest.

Blasts of colour - Vancouver BC
45 participants
80 spottings
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Blasts of colour - Vancouver BC

From neon coloured birds to eye-catching plants, help show that the urban society cannot compete with nature for ...

Blue & Purple Holland (482km radius)
156 participants
975 spottings
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Blue & Purple Holland (482km ...

All natures blue and purple treasures.

Nature In Your Texas Backyard!
84 participants
3,961 spottings
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Nature In Your Texas Backyard!

The purpose of this mission is to show how animals can easily get into your backyard! And to treat the animal like ...

Trees of the World
944 participants
4,993 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

Reptiles of the World
1,152 participants
9,663 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Plants of Ecuador
129 participants
2,695 spottings
Plants

Plants of Ecuador

Let's do a little documenting of plants!

Fungus in America
217 participants
4,471 spottings
Fungi

Fungus in America

Discover varieties of fungus of the region.

Birds of Texas
335 participants
5,511 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.

Flies!
490 participants
5,300 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

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

Hymenoptera of the world -- bees, ants and all their friends
101 participants
1,722 spottings
Arthropods

Hymenoptera of the world -- ...

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

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 ...

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
677 participants
5,405 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 ...

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 ...

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,010 participants
4,413 spottings
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Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

The Color Blue
2,539 participants
5,817 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 ...

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 ...

Animals with Warning Colors
877 participants
1,566 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 ...

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 ...

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
12,586 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.

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,414 participants
11,415 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Amphibians of the World
2,395 participants
7,425 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Snakes of the World
1,955 participants
4,815 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Project Squirrel
5,867 participants
3,826 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

Mushroom Mapping
6,057 participants
28,767 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

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 ...

Reptile Spotters
30 participants
108 spottings
Reptiles

Reptile Spotters

To discover different reptiles and they're habitats.

Texas Babes
123 participants
166 spottings
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Texas Babes

A mission to make you go "d'aww." Who doesn't like baby critters? Add all your juvenile Texas wildlife.

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,502 participants
76,138 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

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

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,513 participants
3,323 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 ...

The Color Red
5,847 participants
14,945 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 ...

International Spider Survey
3,902 participants
19,278 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Signs of Wildlife
2,963 participants
6,028 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 ...

Rare Color Morphs
1,026 participants
755 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, ...

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,383 participants
5,712 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
1,352 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
16,825 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 ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,936 participants
8,982 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

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.

Flowers of North America
9,441 participants
32,220 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 ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,931 participants
12,491 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,209 participants
44,863 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 ...

Birds of the World
12,779 participants
104,303 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, ...

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 ...

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