Save nature observations to FinBIF

By saving your observations into some of the services by FinBIF, it can be used by researchers and other people. The observations are also published on if you choose so. You can submit single observations, maintain your own observation notebook, or take part in citizen science projects.

Select a tool that works for you

Open observation form

  • Submit a single observation
  • No login needed
  • You cannot edit the observation afterwards
Submit an observation
iNaturalist Suomi
  • Take a photo with a mobile app
  • get identification help immediately
  • Keep track of your observations
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  • Keep track of your observations
  • Toolbox for active observer
  • Save thousands of observations efficiently
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Citizen science

By participating in citizen science projects, you help to gather information and learn new things about nature in Finland. Here you can take part into projects organized by different research groups and institutions. All observations are saved to into your own Notebook account. Explore the projects and select one to participate!

Bird monitoring

Research projects and tools for public authorities

Participating to research projects needs more experience than the citizen science projects. Some of the projects are only accessible for a smaller group of users.