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Retired US Air Force veteran turned educator/field naturalist. I love to bird, travel, photograph and then research my nature subjects.

Hahira, GA

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Primate Watch
787 participants
1,475 spottings
Mammals

Primate Watch

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

Eggs of the World
1,349 participants
2,206 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 ...

2020 Best Wildlife Photo
101 participants
1,934 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 ...

Flowers of Europe
1,933 participants
13,052 spottings
Plants

Flowers of Europe

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

Reptiles of the World
1,152 participants
9,645 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Amphibians of the World
2,392 participants
7,408 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,674 participants
10,765 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 ...

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 ...

Mushroom Mapping
6,034 participants
28,695 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,413 participants
11,225 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

International Spider Survey
3,895 participants
19,038 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,510 participants
3,302 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 ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,199 participants
43,789 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 ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,924 participants
12,338 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,380 participants
5,689 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 ...

Moths of the World
2,956 participants
40,312 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 ...

2019 Best Wildlife Photo - Species Interactions Special!
162 participants
997 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 ...

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,450 participants
3,544 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 ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,483 participants
75,253 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
12,766 participants
104,172 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, ...

Raptors of North America
1,344 participants
4,038 spottings
Birds

Raptors of North America

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

Rare Color Morphs
1,027 participants
750 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, ...

Project Squirrel
5,861 participants
3,817 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

FLaGA-Bama Neighborhood Nature Watch
5 participants
1,061 spottings
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FLaGA-Bama Neighborhood Nature ...

Document all the flora and fauna in your neighborhood within Georgia, Florida, and Alabama.

Plants of the South East, USA
120 participants
1,795 spottings
Plants

Plants of the South East, USA

There are so many plants in the south east of the USA. On this mission we will try to take pictures of a few of ...

Biodiversity of SouthEastern US
120 participants
3,066 spottings
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Biodiversity of SouthEastern US

Biodiversity of Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky & the Carolinas.

Reptiles of the South East
141 participants
532 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the South East

The main purpose of this mission is to have fun and enjoy what you are doing with reptiles and their habitat.

Butterflies and Moths of Southeast USA
222 participants
2,389 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies and Moths of ...

A mission dedicated to the recording of butterflies and moths in the Southeast USA.

Lichens
282 participants
1,666 spottings
Fungi

Lichens

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

Turtles of the Southeast U.S.
308 participants
667 spottings
Reptiles

Turtles of the Southeast U.S.

The Southeast has the highest diversity of turtles in the U.S. and is home to 75 percent of all native species ...

Wild Orchids
177 participants
1,202 spottings
Plants

Wild Orchids

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

Flowers of the Southeastern United States
198 participants
2,024 spottings
Plants

Flowers of the Southeastern ...

Find flowers at any time of the year! This mission covers Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky & the Carolinas.

Florida's Flora & Fauna
249 participants
8,889 spottings
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Florida's Flora & Fauna

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

Flowers of North America
9,435 participants
32,147 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 ...

2018 Best Wildlife Photo
193 participants
5,323 spottings
All

2018 Best Wildlife Photo

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

Gulf Coast Wildlife
136 participants
1,339 spottings
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Gulf Coast Wildlife

To identify and catalog the wide variety of life that lives along the Gulf Coast.

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

Insects of Florida
229 participants
2,202 spottings
Arthropods

Insects of Florida

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

Wildlife of Georgia
236 participants
3,745 spottings
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Wildlife of Georgia

This mission is all about getting to know more about the wildlife of Georgia! We here at Wildlife of Georgia would ...

Snakes of the Southeast U.S.
258 participants
718 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the Southeast U.S.

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

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 ...

Wildlife of the South East, USA
381 participants
6,591 spottings
All

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 ...

Birds of the Southeast U.S.
382 participants
6,912 spottings
Birds

Birds of the Southeast U.S.

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

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 ...

2017 Best Wildlife Photo
245 participants
6,472 spottings
All

2017 Best Wildlife Photo

We're calling for your best wildlife photos! This mission is open to all members from all over the world and will ...

Mission WILD
3,431 participants
42,450 spottings
All

Mission WILD

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

FLaGA-Bama Neighborhood Nature Watch
5 participants
1,061 spottings
All

FLaGA-Bama Neighborhood Nature ...

Document all the flora and fauna in your neighborhood within Georgia, Florida, and Alabama.

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