theres some fun stuff going on in the iNatters of tumblr project!
for anyone interested, theres a scavenger hunt up, as well as badges for fulfilling objectives!
for those who dont know, iNatters of tumblr is a project stated by @nanonaturalist to encourage people to use iNaturalist. you can see the original post about starting the project here. i have since become a co-admin of the project.
if youre not already a part of it but want to be involved, we welcome you to join! create an account on inaturalist.org and let us (me, @pterygota or kuchipatchis on iNat, or @nanonaturalist or nanofishology on iNat) know you want to be included so we can add you to the project, because hitting “join” on the project page allows you to watch the project, but not to be included. that has to be done by us manually.
theres much more information you can see by following the link, but if you havent looked, the scavenger hunt will fun for the next two months, and heres the list:
- An example of camouflage
- A plant growing out from the water
- A mushroom
- A fish
- A pupa
- Something fuzzy
- Something spiky
- Something having a meal
- A symbiotic relationship
- Something growing on or out of a man-made object
- An animal with more than 8 legs
- An animal with no legs
- Something that lives in a shell
- Something yellow and black
- Something brown and white
- Something purple and green
- Something really common in your area
- Something not native to your area
- A bee native to your area
- Something classified as a threatened species
- A feather
- An animal track
- Mating behavior
- A plant gall
- A leaf mine
you can post the scavenger hunt list with links to your corresponding observations for each item on your tumblr blog and/or iNaturalist journal. please note that posting your observations to tumblr may mean giving out personal location information to a larger audience, so use discretion if posting to there. we may make posts featuring observations from the scavenger hunt, but will check with you for permission before doing so.
feel free to shoot a message if you have any questions, and if you are reading this, we would LOVE for you to participate!
Fun Scavenger Hunt is underway!!!
Join us over on iNaturalist to participate, and let me or @pterygota know if you need to be added to the project (the join button just lets you watch it, one of us needs to manually add you!)
You can add the badges to your iNat profile page as you earn them 😀
August 30, 2019