iNat Guides

The iNaturalist folks have recently added the ability for anyone to publish field guides for any species anywhere! See the "Guides" link at the top of the page. Both great automation and enormous flexibility have been provided for making the guides. We have experimented with a few Summit County, Ohio guides:

Amphibians & Reptiles-http://www.inaturalist.org/guides/378
Mammals-http://www.inaturalist.org/guides/363
and Birds-http://www.inaturalist.org/guides/373

More dynamic versions of each can also be found on the iNaturalist App. By tagging each species with attributes, such as habitat, abundance, status, etc., users are able to easily narrow down the possibilities, find more detailed information or add a record. Please try them out and provide ...more ↓

Posted on January 20, 2014 07:39 PM by smpbiologist223 smpbiologist223 | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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tortuga_rapido

Date

October 22, 2014

Description

Thinning the fish herd at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s waterfowl pond (approximately 50 bass, 50 bullheads, and 125 sunfish were transferred from here to Wallace Lake [41.3626 -81.8594]).

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tortuga_rapido

Date

October 22, 2014

Description

Thinning the fish herd at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s waterfowl pond (approximately 50 bass, 50 bullheads, and 125 sunfish were transferred from here to Wallace Lake [41.3626 -81.8594]).

Most of the bullhead at this site had the bright yellow venter, but a few had this muted grayish coloration.

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tortuga_rapido

Date

October 22, 2014

Description

Thinning the fish herd at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s waterfowl pond (approximately 50 bass, 50 bullheads, and 125 sunfish were transferred from here to Wallace Lake [41.3626 -81.8594]).

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What

Brown Snake Storeria dekayi

Observer

ezmurtaugh

Date

October 13, 2014

Description

tiny snake, circumference of an earthworm

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Common Musk Turtle Sternotherus odoratus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

Specimens caught and released during fish assemblage assessment at Judges Lake (conducted by Cleveland Metroparks Natural Resources staff).

mcpd_biologist Project curator ID

Sternotherus odoratus

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Yellow Bullhead Ameiurus natalis

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

Specimens caught and released as part of fish assemblage assessment at Judges Lake (electrofishing conducted by Cleveland Metroparks Natural Resources staff).

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What

warmouth sunfish Lepomis gulosus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

Specimens caught and released as part of fish assemblage assessment at Judges Lake (electrofishing conducted by Cleveland Metroparks Natural Resources staff).

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What

Yellow Perch Perca flavescens

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

Specimens caught and released as part of fish assemblage assessment at Judges Lake (electrofishing conducted by Cleveland Metroparks Natural Resources staff).

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What

Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

Specimens caught and released as part of fish assemblage assessment at Judges Lake (electrofishing conducted by Cleveland Metroparks Natural Resources staff).

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What

Black Crappie Pomoxis nigromaculatus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

Specimens caught and released as part of fish assemblage assessment at Judges Lake (electrofishing conducted by Cleveland Metroparks Natural Resources staff).

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What

White crappie Pomoxis annularis

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

Specimens caught and released as part of fish assemblage assessment at Judges Lake (electrofishing conducted by Cleveland Metroparks Natural Resources staff).

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What

Pumpkinseed Sunfish Lepomis gibbosus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

Specimens caught and released as part of fish assemblage assessment at Judges Lake (electrofishing conducted by Cleveland Metroparks Natural Resources staff).

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What

Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

Specimens caught and released as part of fish assemblage assessment at Judges Lake (electrofishing conducted by Cleveland Metroparks Natural Resources staff).

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What

Largemouth Bass Micropterus salmoides

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

Specimens caught and released as part of fish assemblage assessment at Judges Lake (electrofishing conducted by Cleveland Metroparks Natural Resources staff).

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What

Isabella Tiger Moth Pyrrharctia isabella

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skiman1016

Date

October 20, 2014 11:49 AM EDT

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What

VACMYR Vaccinium myrtilloides

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ctracey

Date

August 14, 2014 11:06 AM EDT

ctracey Project curator ID

Vaccinium myrtilloides

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What

Eastern Cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus

Observer

rjm2

Date

October 18, 2014 01:14 PM EDT

Description

Suburban yard. Juvenile and stock still while I went within 1.5m. 50f and drizzly

rjm2 Project curator ID

Sylvilagus floridanus
Fungi

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Fungi and Lichen Kingdom Fungi

Observer

skiman1016

Date

September 16, 2014 02:55 PM EDT

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What

Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos

Observer

skiman1016

Date

September 5, 2014 11:41 AM EDT

mperdicas Project curator ID

Phyciodes tharos

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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skiman1016

Date

August 11, 2014 09:49 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Non-biting Midges Family Chironomidae

Observer

skiman1016

Date

October 18, 2014 12:10 PM EDT

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

skiman1016

Date

October 19, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

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Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Observer

skiman1016

Date

October 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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wood duck Aix sponsa

Observer

mcanlic

Date

October 13, 2014

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What

wood duck Aix sponsa

Observer

mcanlic

Date

October 13, 2014

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What

Meadowhawks Genus Sympetrum

Observer

mcanlic

Date

October 13, 2014

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Viceroy Limenitis archippus

Observer

mcanlic

Date

October 13, 2014
Fungi

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fungus Kingdom Fungi

Observer

mcanlic

Date

October 13, 2014

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What

Wood duck Aix sponsa

Observer

mcanlic

Date

October 13, 2014

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What

pigeon tremex Tremex columba

Observer

mcanlic

Date

September 14, 2014
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