Bumble Bee Watch
By Birds In The Hand, LLC
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Bumble Bee Watch is a citizen science project dedicated to tracking and conserving North America’s bumble bees. The Bumble Bee Watch app is the best way to learn and engage with bumble bees around you and to contribute sightings to this important citizen science project. It is a comprehensive and easy to use resource that is geared towards all levels of nature enthusiasts.
•Submit sightings and upload photos directly to Bumble Bee Watch and contribute to an important ongoing citizen science project
DISCOVER Species Around You:
•View species list of all of North America's bumble bee species and filter species list by selecting regions or viewing nearby species
•Use bar charts of seasonal abundance built from the Bumble Bee Watch database of sightings
•Explore maps of recent sightings from Bumble Bee Watch
•Use interactive Smart Search tool to quickly identify a bumble bee species by pattern
•Read species descriptions that include look-alike species and common floral hosts to help confirm identifications
•View and compare sightings with species photos and detailed illustrations
The Bumble Bee Watch mobile application is an important conservation tool. It was developed through a collaboration between BirdsEye and the folks at Bumble Bee Watch.
Cool nature app!
I like how you can help scientists track bumblebee sightings. It appeals to the naturalist in me. Pollinators are important and dying out. You choose from the possible images of the type of bumblebee you took pictures of. Taking multiple pictures helps from different angles to help you identify. You set up a login to upload 3 of your images. It would be really cool if it you received email contact from a pro if possible or maybe it included other pollinators and what to do for all of them. I'm not sure what could be added, but it's a great app (& website) with so many possibilities and with a mind towards the future.
- Category: Reference
- Released: Jul 31, 2017
- Version: 1.0
- Size: 35.7 MB
- Languages: English, Spanish
- Seller: Birds in the Hand, LLC
- © 2017 Birds in the Hand, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.