Alternatively, click on “Projects” (the symbol is a suitcase) and search for the “Actions for Insects” project. Join the project.
Click on the green plus in Android or the camera symbol in iOS to upload a new observation.
Take a new picture of an insect or select a picture from your gallery you would like to upload. You can upload several pictures of the same insect.
Fill in your observation details to describe what you saw and where you found it.
Click on “What did you see?” and wait for the automatic suggestion. Choose a level of identification you feel confident (e.g. insect; butterfly; fly; bumblebee). Then go back to the main observation menu.
Click on “Location” to add the place for your observation (select on map; use search for location). Then go back to the main observation menu.
Click on “Add to project” the observation to our project (“Actions for insects” – if it does not show up, check if you have completed step 2). Then go back to the main observation menu.
Share your observation by clicking on the green symbol at the bottom.
Upload observations to iNaturalist
Using the explore function in iNaturalist
Now you can create your own digital "insect collection" and discover which insects are around you! You can also discover and like what other people in our "Actions for insects" project have found!