Reporting species sightings

Recording the species you find onto databases can very useful for other naturalists, scientists and conservation managers.  Here are dsome of the databases you can contribute to

Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland

Head office of WPSQ will be interested in your sightings, as will the Scenic Rim branch of course (

Particular projects collecting information on Echidna, Platypus, Gliders, Quolls and Richmond Birdwing (as well as others not directly relevant to the Scenic Rim) can be seen on


Scenic Rim Region Council

Natural Resources officer (and long-term amateur naturalist) Keith McCosh and his co-workers would be interested to hear of any unusual sightings, or sightings of special interest such as quolls, gliders, koalas and other.


A global database that caters for individual observations and for Bioblitzes. Easy to join and download app for your smartphone.

Article in Mongabey: App combines computer vision and crowdsourcing to explore Earth’s biodiversity, one photo at a time (Colleen O’Brien 30/8/17)

Atlas of Living Australia

“The Atlas of Living Australia is a collaborative, national project that aggregates biodiversity data from multiple sources and makes it freely available and usable online”

We have set up a project for our Bioblitz 201 on this site.



“birding in the 21st Century”

Australian branch:



A site for recording interesting and unusual bird sightings in Australia