iNaturalist is the official Android app from the California Academy of Sciences and the National Geographic Society. The utility is created to promote analysis and nature protection. Thus, you can learn detailed information about plants and animals.
The application allows you to create notes about the world around you. You can record your observations, accompanying them with photos and audio materials. The utility provides a live recording and uploading of files from the phone’s memory. It is possible to see the definition and description of the captured object.
You can add text notes to your observations. In addition, the utility automatically determines the location of the object using geolocation.
The application works in a similar way to Blossom, Rock Identifier, and BirdNET. Though, here you can find out more about plants, mammals, insects, reptiles, fish, mollusks, amphibians, fungi, birds, and arachnids from a photo. More than 400 thousand scientists and naturalists from all over the world took part and contributed to the database of iNaturalist.
In the iNaturalist application, you can see the observations of other people, including expert opinions. You can browse by species and search by the name of a plant or animal.
The utility allows you to participate in naturalistic projects. It is possible to view the goals that can be achieved in your region. Furthermore, you can read a piece of brief background information and the last places where the object was recorded.
- allows you to identify plants or animals from a photo;
- there is a multilingual interface;
- GPS positioning is available;
- you can learn new facts about living organisms;
- using and downloading the app is free;
- compatible with current Android versions.