Submit a sighting

How to record a sighting
Currently, there are two ways to submit sightings to the ALA.  1) Through iNaturalist Australia ALA now manages the Australian node of iNaturalist...
Tue, 24 Sep, 2019 at 10:18 AM
How do I see all my sightings?
To see all your sightings submitted through the ALA's Record a Sighting function only, follow these steps: Go to the Atlas of Living Australia ...
Mon, 30 Sep, 2019 at 2:31 PM
How do I edit/delete my records?
1. To edit your records in iNaturalist: Log in to iNaturalist, choose Observations and click on the one you want to change. Then click on the Edit butto...
Tue, 24 Sep, 2019 at 10:45 AM
How do I identify a species?
If you are not sure what the species is that you have observed, there are a number of ways you can get help finding out.  Identification help for all li...
Fri, 4 Oct, 2019 at 9:14 AM
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?
The sightings you have added to the ALA through iNaturalist should take a week to appear in the ALA.  To view your iNaturalist sightings in the ALA, fol...
Tue, 1 Oct, 2019 at 3:41 PM
How do I change the location of a sighting?
For observations entered through iNaturalist, you can follow the method outlined in the article: How do I edit/delete my records. This is how you can...
Mon, 30 Sep, 2019 at 2:33 PM
Magical Land of Oz – citizen science project
To celebrate the ABC’s first Australian natural history series in almost 20 years, the ALA has teamed up with the ABC to encourage people to explore our ama...
Thu, 7 Feb, 2019 at 5:52 PM
Magical Land of Oz – How do I identify a species?
If you're not exactly sure what species you have photographed, please enter your best guess for the name of the species. E.g. Koala, Swamp Wallaby, ...
Thu, 7 Feb, 2019 at 10:42 AM