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mauna Kunzah

Medical Doctor and fan of spiders, mushrooms, cacti and tropical ecology. I ♥ Project Noah because it's a real life Pokédex.

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5 participants
37 spottings


Examine the insect world. What can you find?

141 participants
1,211 spottings


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

335 participants
464 spottings

Identifying Animals Through ...

Where there is life, there is death. Death and decomposition are a natural and sometimes beautiful part of the ...

378 participants
6,454 spottings

Wildlife of the South East, USA

For those of you in the south eastern United States, now you can see what others have spotted in your area. This ...

172 participants
2,220 spottings

Beauty of Decay

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

992 participants
1,534 spottings

Symbiotic Relationships

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

66 participants
256 spottings

2019 Best Wildlife Photo - ...

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

247 participants
8,300 spottings

Florida's Flora & Fauna

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

2 participants
11 spottings

Denali National Park and Preserve

Observe and record the wildlife in Denali.

37 participants
1,666 spottings

Great Alaskan Challenge

To photograph and capture nature and wildlife in the last American frontier.

53 participants
50 spottings

Trees of Hawaii

To find and research any type of tree.

4 participants
22 spottings

Hawaii Native Species

Please only include native species. Please give detailed descriptions of where the species was observed and as ...

203 participants
5,308 spottings

2018 Best Wildlife Photo

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

118 participants
394 spottings

California Tidepools!

This project is for those who love to tidepool up and down California's awesome coast!

56 participants
717 spottings

Life on Public Lands

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

56 participants
356 spottings

Westcoast Wonders

Community log for flora, fauna, and natural features of the central west coast of the USA.

408 participants
6,828 spottings

Southern California Wildlife

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

228 participants
2,686 spottings

Flora and Fauna of California ...

Exploring and documenting the flora and fauna of the wilderness areas in California. Let's share our discoveries ...

3,406 participants
40,648 spottings

Mission WILD

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

24 participants
74 spottings

HWC Native Quest

If a species evolved in Hawai‘i or got to Hawai‘i without human help it is considered native to Hawai‘i. If you ...

398 participants
8,748 spottings

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 ...

44 participants
2,572 spottings

nature of new york

take photos of wild life to see what we have discovered.

348 participants
8,611 spottings

Wildlife of Northeastern USA

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

303 participants
58 spottings

Humpback Whale Flukes

I work as a flukematcher for Allied Whale based at College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor Maine. They hold the ...

1,322 participants
1,046 spottings

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 ...

1,928 participants
4,723 spottings

Snakes of the World

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

1,442 participants
3,521 spottings

Snakes of the United States - ...

Snakes play vital roles as mid- to top-level predators in our natural ecosystems but they are often very ...

644 participants
6,602 spottings

The Bug Chicks Sofa Safari

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

72 participants
245 spottings

The Color Green - Northeastern US

All organisms that have the color green. Don't hesitate!

1,123 participants
655 spottings

Monarch Migration

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

2,849 participants
66,847 spottings

National Geographic's Great ...

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

291 participants
164 spottings

World Science Festival Cicada ...

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

1,017 participants
778 spottings

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, ...

179 participants
368 spottings

Hawai'i Bioblitz 2013

Can you name some of the plants and animals you see every day? Are they native? Non-native? Invasive? Hawaiʻi ...

1,127 participants
9,369 spottings

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

100 participants
314 spottings

Yellow 8 MMS - Hawai'i

This mission documents living things in and around the Hawaiian Islands and surrounding waters.

93 participants
130 spottings

Native Hawaiian Plants

The Hawaiian islands are the most isolated archaepelago in the world which has given way to an amazing array of ...

45 participants
315 spottings

Alien Species in Hawaii

Hawaii is home to rare, endemic flora and fauna. However, the 8 islands are also not strangers to introduced and ...

2,359 participants
7,273 spottings

Amphibians of the World

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

1,333 participants
16,542 spottings

Global Flight

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

1,345 participants
5,422 spottings

Mimetic Animals of the World

One of the most striking survival strategies of animals is mimicking their environment. Mimetism can be used for ...

1,143 participants
6,354 spottings

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!

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

750 participants
1,598 spottings

Interaction between different ...

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

170 participants
1,157 spottings

Wild Orchids

The ideal spotting would include a close up of the flower, a clear shot of the leaves, a picture of the whole ...

5,725 participants
3,718 spottings

Project Squirrel

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

1,120 participants
5,545 spottings

Fruiting Bodies of the World

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

111 participants
694 spottings

The Wildflowers of New York State

The purpose of this mission is to obtain photos of all plant parts and locations of the beautiful wildflowers ...

270 participants
1,495 spottings


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

246 participants
761 spottings

Life and Mathematics

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

293 participants
991 spottings

Eastern North America Trees

All trees and shrubs welcomed! This mission is created to survey Eastern North American trees and shrubs. A ...

647 participants
4,911 spottings

Caterpillars and larvae of the ...

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

206 participants
171 spottings

Ferns of Northeastern U.S.

To create a catalog of ferns and allied families found in New England and bordering states and areas of Canada. ...

468 participants
4,960 spottings


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

2,790 participants
38,170 spottings

Moths of the World

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

1,514 participants
1,123 spottings

Great Pollinator Project of NYC

One-third of our food depends on the services of a pollinator—bee or other insect, bird, or mammal. Bees are the ...

929 participants
4,819 spottings

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

2,518 participants
5,595 spottings

The Color Blue

There are so many incredible animals in the color blue. However, at the same time, they are few when considering ...

4,855 participants
11,916 spottings

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

1,257 participants
12,958 spottings

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 ...

12,585 participants
100,766 spottings

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, ...

9,370 participants
31,640 spottings

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 ...

5,911 participants
27,819 spottings

Mushroom Mapping

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

2,455 participants
11,875 spottings

Captive Animals

While we are all so focused on animals in nature, we ignore the fact theres wildlife in our own zoos. edit: I ...

2,872 participants
8,709 spottings

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

2,395 participants
12,198 spottings

Nature in Yellow

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

2,890 participants
6,048 spottings

Signs of Wildlife

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

8,336 participants
71,726 spottings

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

1,388 participants
10,511 spottings

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

1,563 participants
2,473 spottings

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

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

5,438 participants
3,250 spottings

The Lost Ladybug Project

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

3,788 participants
18,395 spottings

International Spider Survey

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

7,119 participants
42,474 spottings

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

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

5,791 participants
14,512 spottings

The Color Red

The color red is a bold color that represents passion. We would like to create a collection of wildlife images ...

45 participants
315 spottings

Alien Species in Hawaii

Hawaii is home to rare, endemic flora and fauna. However, the 8 islands are also not strangers to introduced and ...