That’s a wrap! The official City Nature Challenge results were announced on May 10th and we want to share them with you. Thank you to everyone who participated, we couldn’t be more excited about the results, especially for our first year!
Collective Global Results
Species: 45,300+, including more than 2,100 rare/endangered/threatened species
Most-observed species globally: Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Global Top Three:
Cape Town, South Africa, Washington, D.C, and Dallas/Fort Worth
Greater Phoenix landed as 30th in the world out of 419 cities!
Check out the global stats here.
Southwest Competition (Albuquerque, Phoenix, Tucson):
Albuquerque took first place, Greater Phoenix was second and Tucson took third. Congrats to Albuquerque!
Together we made 22,857 observations of 2,138 species by 823 people.
See the competition.
Greater Phoenix Area:
We had 9,702 observations of 1039 species by 283 people. 291 people also made identifications!
Top 3 observed species: Triangle leaf bursage, Saguaro, Brittlebush
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We hope you will join us in 2022!!!