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Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad (Only available in Spanish - opens in a new window.)
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Photo: Long-winged Harrier Photo: Bonaparte's Gull Photo: Lesser Nighthawk

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An interactive website to help students, volunteers and professionals improve their skills at identifying wildlife by sight or by sound, particularly so that they can participate in nature survey and monitoring programs.

This site consists of a series of individual modules developed to help users learn to identify particular groups of animals or plants through browsing photos, reading descriptions, and/or listening to sounds, and then quizzing themselves on the results.

The following modules are currently available:

Dendroica: An aid to identifying Western Hemisphere birds

Piranga: A bird-bander's aid to identifying, ageing and sexing birds of the Western hemisphere

Photo: Spectacled Parrotlet Photo: White-necked Jacobin Photo: Wood Duck
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