iNaturalist Projects List for South Australia


UPDATE: Project list current as of 2/06/2020


iNaturalist allows for the creation of three project types: Umbrella Projects, Collection Projects and Traditional Projects.


Currently the Project Search page lists a few Featured, Recently Active and Recently Created projects, but doesn't provide additional search features, such as searching for projects by region, taxa or users. This means it can be difficult to find projects that may be of interest.


Here, I have attempted to collate all the iNat projects that relate specifically to South Australia. They have been organised by project type and further by taxa or location. I've also attempted to group projects with similar themes. I have excluded from this list only those projects that relate to events that have since past, i.e. Bioblitz projects.


The most active projects will be those with the highest "News Posts" and highest "Project Members".


Please let me know if there are any projects I've missed. I'll update this list as more projects are created.


Project Type: Umbrella Projects
Umbrella Projects are used to compare statistics across two or more Collection or Traditional Projects, allowing visual comparisons of data among projects under the umbrella, including project leaderboards and links to each Collection or Traditional Project.
All the projects linked to the Umbrella Projects are listed individually below, with the exception of the Collection Projects in "Protected Parks of South Australia" , "City of Onkaparinga NATUREhoodz", "Ferals in South Australian Reserves" , Local Government Areas of South Australia and Adelaide Parklands, South Australia as this would make the list below unwieldy. Click through to these Umbrella Projects to see the linked Collections Projects.


Umbrella Projects
Project Title (Linked Projects) (Project Members) (News Posts)
Protected Parks of South Australia   (354) (9) (2) - Includes most National, Conservation, Marine and Recreation Parks and Reserves
City of Onkaparinga NATUREhoodz   (169) (16) (1) - Includes all natural areas in the City of Onkaparinga
Local Government Areas of South Australia (68) (1) (0)
Adelaide Parklands, South Australia (32) (1) (0)
Shore-entry dive & snorkel sites in South Australia  (29) (3) (0)
Ferals in South Australian Reserves   (18) (3) (0)
Marine Species of South Australia - A Field Guide  (12) (7) (0)
Birding Hot Spots in South Australia  (15) (3) (0)
Onkaparinga Coastal Projects   (9) (4) (0)
Trees For Life, SA   (8) (14) (0)
Parks of the Fleurieu Peninsula   (7) (3) (0)
Popular South Australian dive sites (5) (1) (0)
Yankalilla District Council coastal projects, South Australia   (4) (2) (0)
Force of Nature Project Comparison   (4) (2) (0)
Coastal Councils of Metropolitan Adelaide  (4) (2) (0)
South Australia by Season   (4) (3) (0)
Introduced marine species in South Australia (by region)   (3) (2) (0)
Botanic Gardens of South Australia   (3) (2) (0)
Activating Australians for Citizen Science umbrella   (3) (3) (0)
Wildlife Transistion from Fire   (1) (5) (0)
Backyard Biodiversity (Australia)   (1) (2) (1)


Project Type: Collection Projects
Collection Projects gather and visualize observations of particular taxa, regions, and/or users. Everything meeting the project parameters are automatically included. They include statistics and Leaderboards.


Collection Projects - By Taxa (Plants)
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Mosses, Liverworts & Hornworts of South Australia  (7) (0)
Carnivorous Plants of South Australia   (6) (0)
Ferns of South Australia  (2) (0)
Orchids of South Australia   (10) (0)
Weeds of South Australia   (7) (0)
Eucalypts of South Australia  (3) (0)
Acacias of South Australia   (2) (0)


Collection Projects - By Taxa (Terrestrial Animals)
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Insects of South Australia  (7) (2)
Mammals of South Australia   (4) (0)
Reptiles of South Australia   (9) (0)
Birds of South Australia   (9) (0)
Moths of South Australia, Australia  (14) (2)
Odonata of South Australia, Australia   (2) (1)
Amphibians of South Australia  (2) (0)
Butterflies of South Australia  (5) (3)
Ants of South Australia   (1) (0)
Bees of South Australia  (4) (0)
Flies of South Australia   (1) (0)
Arachnids of South Australia  (3) (0)
Jewel Beetles of South Australia   (12) (2)
Jumping Spiders of South Australia  (1) (0)
Cormorants of South Australia (2) (0)
Bandicoots of South Australia   (8) (0)
iBandi (26) (1)


Collection Projects - By Taxa (Marine Animals)
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Fishes of South Australia   (6) (0)
Iconic Marine Species of South Australia   (2) (0)


Cetaceans of South Australia   (2) (0)
Dolphins & whales of South Australia   (3) (0)
Pinnipeds of South Australia   (2) (0)
Seals and sea lions of South Australia   (3) (0)
Sharks, Rays and Skates of South Australia   (6) (0)
The Marine and Estuarine Gastropods of South Australia   (8) (0)
Crustaceans of South Australia  (5) (0)
Bivalves of South Australia   (4) (0)
Cephalopods of South Australia  (4) (0)
Leatherjackets of South Australia   (4) (0)
Sea Spiders of South Australia   (2) (0)
Spider crabs of South Australia   (2) (0)
The Bryozoa (Lace 'Corals', Moss Animals) of South Australia   (3) (0)
The Brittlestars (Ophiuroids) of South Australia   (3) (0)
Flatfishes of South Australia   (3) (0)
Jellyfish, anemones & corals of South Australia   (6) (1)
Nudibranchs & Sea Slugs of South Australia   (11) (1)
Marine Worms of South Australia   (4) (0)
Ascidians of South Australia   (5) (0)
Spoon Worms of Southern Australia   (3) (0)
The Crabs (Brachyura and Anomura) of South Australia   (6) (0)
Gobies of South Australia  (4) (0)
Sponges of South Australia   (3) (0)
Seahorses of South Australia   (3) (0)
Seahorses, sea dragons and pipefish of South Australia   (5) (0)
The Sea Cucumbers (Holothurians) of South Australia   (3) (0)
The Featherstars (Crinoidea) of South Australia   (2) (0)
Echinoderms of South Australia   (7) (1)
The Barnacles (Cirripedia) of South Australia   (4) (0)
The Seastars (Asteroidea) of South Australia   (7) (0)
Crayfishes and lobsters of South Australia (1) (0)
Shrimps of South Australia (1) (0)
Limpets of South Australia (2) (0)
Oysters of South Australia (1) (0)
Boxfishes & Pufferfishes of South Australia (1) (0)


Collection Projects - By Taxa (Other)
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Fungi of South Australia   (6) (0)
Algae of South Australia  (5) (0)
Green algae of South Australia   (2) (0)
Slime Molds of South Australia  (2) (0)


Collection Projects - By Place (Terrestrial, Region)
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
South Australian iNaturalists  (67) (51)
Flora and Fauna of South Australia  (16) (0)
Nature Found in South Australia  (12) (0)


Collection Projects - By Place (Marine, Region)
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Southern Spencer Gulf MP  (1) (0)
Northern Spencer Gulf   (3) (0)
Kangaroo Island, South Australia   (6) (0)
Fleurieu Peninsula's nearshore waters  (1) (0)
Kangaroo Island (North Coast), South Australia  (2) (0)


Collection Projects - By Place (Terrestrial, Locality)
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Nature of Port Augusta  (2) (0)
Semaphore & Largs Bay Dunes, South Australia   (3) (0)
Nature of Holdfast Bay (6) (0)
Yankalilla District, South Australia (4) (0)
Patawalonga Creek Conservation Zone (2) (0)
Tatachilla EcoClassroom (2) (0)


Collection Projects - By Place (Marine, Locality)
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Port Adelaide River, Barker Inlet & West Lakes  (14) (4)
Port Adelaide Inner Harbour   (3) (0)
Ardrossan, South Australia   (4) (0)
Christies Beach, South Australia  (5) (1)
Boston Bay, South Australia   (2) (0)
Coffin Bay, South Australia   (2) (0)
Pelican Lagoon, South Australia   (1) (0)
Edithburgh, South Australia   (7) (0)
Encounter Bay, South Australia   (4) (1)
Moonta Bay & Port Hughes, South Australia   (4) (0)
Point Souttar, Point Turton & Hardwicke Bay, South Australia   (3) (0)
Port Victoria Jetty, South Australia   (4) (0)
Rapid Bay, South Australia   (5) (0)
Second Valley, South Australia   (4) (0)
Stansbury, Yorke Peninsula   (2) (0)
Lady Bay to Wirrina Cove, South Australia  (4) (0)
Port Broughton, South Australia  (2) (0)
Port Noarlunga, South Australia  (9) (8)
Port Neill, South Australia   (2) (0)
Lipson Cove, Lipson Island & Rogers Beach, South Australia   (3) (0)
Tumby Bay & Tumby Island, South Australia   (3) (0)
West Lakes, South Australia   (3) (1)
Marion Bay, South Australia   (2) (0)
Aldinga Bay, South Australia  (9) (7)
Aldinga Reef, South Australia  (3) (0)
Semaphore, South Australia (1) (0)


Smith Bay, Kangaroo Island   (3) (0)
Bay of Shoals, Kangaroo Island   (1) (0)
Boxing Bay, Kangaroo Island   (1) (0)
Christmas Cove, Kangaroo Island   (1) (0)
Emu Bay, Kangaroo Island   (1) (0)
Penneshaw & Hog Bay, Kangaroo Island   (1) (0)
Kingscote & Brownlow, Kangaroo Island   (2) (1)
Pennington Bay, South Australia   (2) (0)


Coast and Marine: Port Stanvac to O'Sullivan Beach  (6) (0)
Coast and Marine: Barker Rocks and Bluff Beach, Yorke Peninsula   (2) (0)
Coast and Marine: Brighton to Seacliff   (3) (0)
Coast and Marine: Goolwa and Sir Richard Peninsula   (2) (0)
Coast and Marine: Point Gilbert area, southern Yorke Peninsula   (2) (0)
Coast and Marine: Port Julia   (2) (0)
Coast and Marine: Port Vincent, South Australia   (2) (0)
Coast and Marine: Toe of Fleurieu (Morgan Beach, Cape Jervis, Fishery Beach, Deep Creek)   (2) (0)
Coast and Marine: Wallaroo to Point Riley   (2) (0)
Coast & Marine: Myponga Beach and Coweelunga Bay   (3) (0)
Coast & Marine: Kingston Park to Hallett Cove, South Australia  (4) (0)
Sir Joseph Banks Group, South Australia (1) (0)


City of Charles Sturt Coastal Waters, South Australia   (2) (0)
City of Holdfast Bay Coastal Waters   (2) (0)
City of West Torrens Coastal Waters, South Australia  (2) (0)
City of Marion Coastal Waters, South Australia  (4) (1)


Collection Projects - By Place (Areas)
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Gallery Yampu, Port Adelaide   (3) (1)


Thorndon Park, South Australia   (2) (0)
Hazelwood Park Nature Map   (1) (0)


Frank Smith Park Wetland, South Australia   (1) (0)
Laratinga Wetland, South Australia   (4) (0)
Glade Crescent Wetland, South Australia   (1) (0)
Gillman Wetlands, South Australia   (3) (0)
Greenfields Wetlands, South Australia   (2) (0)
Oaklands Wetland and Reserve, South Australia   (2) (0)
Swanport Wetlands, South Australia   (1) (0)


The Biodiversity of Chapel Hill Gold Diggings, South Australia   (2) (0)
The Biodiversity of Grasby Memorial Park, Balhannah, South Australia   (2) (0)


Banrock Station (1) (0)


Collection Projects - By Time
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Summer in South Australia   (2) (0)
Autumn in South Australia   (2) (0)
Winter in South Australia   (2) (0)
Spring in South Australia   (2) (0)


Collection Projects - By Theme
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
WTFire-Cudlee Creek   (4) (0)


Collection Projects - By Place & Taxa
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Introduced Marine species in Boston Bay, South Australia   (2) (0)
Introduced Marine species in Northern Spencer Gulf   (2) (0)


Sea slugs of the Port Adelaide River & West Lakes   (5) (0)


Birding Hot Spot - Byards Wetland, South Australia   (2) (0)
Birding Hot Spot - Laratinga Wetland, South Australia  (3) (1)
Birding Hot Spot - Oaklands Wetland & Reserve, South Australia   (3) (0)
Birding Hot Spot - Brown's Road, Monarto South Australia   (3) (1)
Birding Hot Spot - Grasby Memorial Park, Balhannah, South Australia   (2) (1)
Birding Hot Spot - Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden   (3) (0)
Birding Hot Spot - Tolderol Game Reserve, South Australia   (2) (0)
Birding Hot Spot - Long Gully section of Heysen Trail   (2) (0)
Birding Hot Spot - Southern Ponds, Onkaparinga River RP   (2) (0)
Birding Hot Spot - Bordertown Wetlands South Australia   (3) (0)
Birding Hot Spot - Swanport Wetlands, South Australia   (2) (0)
Birding Hot Spot - Cliff's Waterhole, Aldinga Scrub CP   (2) (0)
Birding Hot Spot - Rocky Creek Forest, Meadows South Australia   (2) (0)
Birding Hot Spot - Stipiturus CP & Mt Compass Wetlands South Australia   (2) (0)
Birding Hot Spot - Lenger Reserve, Punthari, South Australia (3) (0)


Collection Projects - Groups
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Mozzie Monitors  (44) (6) - Australia wide, based in SA
Activating Australians for Citizen Science -SA   (37) (4)
Reef Watch - South Australian Reef Monitoring Program (1) (0)
Biology Society of South Australia (33) (0) - Restricted Membership
Belair Boners' Bonanza (6) (0) - Restricted Membership


Project Type: Traditional Projects
Traditional Projects are an earlier type of Project on iNaturalist. They include additional features such as the ability to use Observations Fields and access obscured coordinates. They also require that observations are added manually, which means additional work for project admins.


Traditional Projects
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
Temperate Marine Cleaners of South Australia c/-MLSSA Inc.   (3) (0)
DragonSearch South Australia   (19) (1)
Marine Life Society of South Australia  (6) (1)
Hills Face Zone - Adelaide, South Australia  (17) (0)
Marine Hitchhikers of Eastern Gulf St Vincent  (9) (0)


Collection Projects - Historic Events
Project Title (Project Members) (News Posts)
City Nature Challenge: Greater Adelaide  (109) (13)
City Nature Challenge 2020: Australia   (39) (4)

Publicado por cobaltducks cobaltducks, 04 de dezembro de 2019, 07:07 MANHÃ

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This is a fantastic list! Did you collate it yourself? Just by searching? Or is there some way of creating an Umbrella project that then collates all the projects that fall into a certain region? I'd love to know if there is something like this available for Victoria, and if not, then can you help me create one?

Publicado por row_nature 2 meses antes (Sinalizar)
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Hi @row_nature, I like the idea of an Umbrella Project feature that finds all Collection Projects that it encompasses. That would make this easier.

This list has been built up over time. Searching on the 'Projects' page will only bring up projects with the search term in the project title. But you can still find a few by choosing relevant search terms, (i.e. Victoria), or the names of various parks, suburbs, and nature groups.

You can use the 'Explore' page to find the those users with the most observations in Vic and check out the projects they have joined on their profile pages. These users are often the creators of many projects, or have joined the most.

Also keep an eye on new observations being uploaded in Vic. Look at the observations to see which projects they are included in. Many new projects are created by people new to iNat who have joined to create a project to associate with their nature group, conservation program, event, etc.

And of course, you can always create your own projects :)

Publicado por cobaltducks 2 meses antes (Sinalizar)

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