South Australian iNaturalists's Journal

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December 08, 2021

SA iNaturalists - November 2021 Update

This November saw 7,905 observations covering 1,959 species from a total of 449 observers. There were 111 species receiving their first iNat record in SA. This month there were 63 new observers contributing their first observations in SA. Upon this months observations, 503 identifiers contributed a total of 13,254 identifications.
Uploads for SA at the end of November stand at 270,543 observations of 8,387 species from 3,881 observers with, as of today, 4,426 identifiers providing 491,155 identifications.
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Featured Observations from November

A Common Death Adder in Wahgunyah CP by @ethanbeaver.
A Triangular Spider in Scott Creek CP by @nedfisher.
A Wrap-around Spider in Talisker CP by @nomesdownunder.
A Spotted Nightjar with chick in Swan Reach CP by @ellurasanctuary.
A Waratah Anemone in the Edithburgh Tide Pool by @mtank.
The pareidolic Large Flying Duck Orchid from the Fleurieu Peninsula by @bonniefelice.
An infrequently sighted Rufous Bristlebird from Robe by @angelinbotanico.
An Owlfly in Munyaroo CP by @belindacopland.
A tussling pair of Common Blue-tongued Skinks at Flinders Uni by @cobic.
A native Land Snail Sinumelon pedasum in North-West SA by @oska1.

(These are taken from observation during the month with at least one 'favourite'. If you see an interesting observation from SA, remember to favourite it, and it might appear here at the end of the month).

Featured Project

Wapma Thura - Southern Flinders Ranges National Park. Recently proclaimed, this park comprises the former Telowie Gorge Conservation Park, Wirrabara Range Conservation Park, Spaniards Gully Conservation Park and the 'Napperby Block' (formerly part of Mount Remarkable National Park).

New iNat Projects in SA

Wapma Thura - Southern Flinders Ranges National Park
Nilpena Ediacara National Park
Cygnet Park Sanctuary
Hiltaba Nature Reserve
Murbpook Nature Reserve
Tiliqua Nature Reserve
Ballaparudda Creek Recreation Park
Park boundary updates have also been made to Charleston CP, Kaiserstuhl CP, Mount Remarkable CP and Ikara-Flinders Ranges NP.
Deep Creek Conservation Park and Cleland Conservation Park have been reformed as Deep Creek National Park and Cleland National Park.

Do you have a particular expertise and are keen to help out with identifications in SA? Select your favourite taxa below to head to the Identify page:
Aves / Amphibia / Reptilia / Mammalia / Ray-Finned Fishes / Mollusca / Arachnida / Insecta / Plantae / Fungi / Protozoa / Unknowns
Top observers & species observed in November:

(Data used for this post taken on the 7th of December. It excludes any observations and identifications from November that were uploaded after this date)

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