Submit a sighting

How to record a sighting
You can contribute to the ALA by recording individual sightings of plants, animals or fungi.  You will need the date, location, and the name of the spec...
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018 at 12:06 PM
How do I see all my sightings?
To see all your sightings on the ALA, follow these steps: Go to the Atlas of Living Australia homepage, and Log in to the ALA, using the orange tab in the...
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018 at 9:34 AM
How do I edit/delete my records?
To edit or delete your records: Go to the Atlas of Living Australia homepage, and Log in to the ALA, using the orange tab in the top right corner of the p...
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018 at 9:36 AM
How do I identify a species?
The ALA receives many requests for help to identify animals, plants and other organisms, often from a photo or physical description. As much as we would lik...
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018 at 12:00 PM
What are species identification keys?
An identification key is a tool to assist a user identify an organism. It guides the user along a path towards an identification. There are three main ty...
Mon, 12 Nov, 2018 at 2:22 PM
I just added some sightings, why can't I see them?
Your sightings are immediately visible on the My Sightings page but there is a delay for records to flow through to the main ALA record database (occurrence...
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018 at 9:39 AM
How do I change the location of a sighting?
You can change or fine tune the location (latitude and longitude) of a sighting you entered into the ALA in two ways. Log in to the ALA and navigate to...
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018 at 9:41 AM