Journal archives for October 2020

October 08, 2020

SA iNaturalists - September 2020 Update


Spring is well underway and the first Great Southern Bioblitz has been a hit, and has helped SA to break a few records.


There are still a few more hours to upload any observations from the GSB 4-day weekend and add some IDs, which officially ends midnight tonight. So far across SA there have been more than 6,400 observations of 1150 species by 214 different observers.


In SA this September we saw a new record of 13,085 observations, an average rate of 436 observations per day. A total of 2,020 species were observed including 190 receiving their first iNat record in SA. All this from a new record of 415 different observers for the month, up from the previous maximum during the City Nature Challenge in April at 341 observers.


Uploads for SA now stand at 137,364 observations of 6,624 species from 2,368 observers.


Tracking the number of observations and observers across each day throughout September shows the huge effect the Great Southern Bioblitz has had:



Top contributors & species observed in September:





(Data used for this post taken on the 8th of October. It excludes any observations from September that were uploaded after this date)

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October 09, 2020

New iNat Projects for South Australia (Sept)


It's been a while since I updated the list of projects in SA. Here's hoping I've not missed too many. If you know of any I have missed, please let me know. Here are the latest iNat Umbrella, Collection and Traditional projects created for South Australia. The original list has been updated to included these.


Umbrella Projects
Project Title (Linked Projects) (Project Members) (News Posts)
TFL SA Water and Electranet Sites (6) (2) (0)
TFL Bushcare Sites in the Mitcham Council District (12) (2) (0)


Collection Projects - Events
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
City Nature Challenge 2021: Greater Adelaide (7) (0)


Collection Projects - By Taxa
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Shorebirds and allies of South Australia (2) (0)


Collection Projects - By Place
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
The Gums Reserve, Tranmere, South Australia (1) (0)
Beaumont Common, Burnside (1) (0)
Lipson Cove biodiversity (1) (0) - Restricted Membership
The Coorong (5) (0)


Collection Projects - By Taxa & Place
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Shrubby samphires and climate change (5) (2)


Collection Projects - Groups
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Friends of Cleland Conservation Park SA (6) (0) - Restricted Membership
Students Caring for Nature program (1) (0) - Restricted Membership


Traditional Projects
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Predators of Syngnathids in South Australia (1) (1)


Collection Projects - Historic Events
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Great Southern Bioblitz 2020 - Greater Adelaide (74) (4)
Great Southern Bioblitz 2020_City of Onkaparinga (19) (6)
Great Southern Bioblitz 2020_Lower Murray and Coorong (8) (2)

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