Here you can find information about important topics and services.
The National Butterfly Survey of Finland (NAFI)
The National Butterfly Survey of Finland (NAFI). Explore results and report observations.
Winter Bird Census
Winter bird census studies prevalence and abundance of birds in different habitats in different parts of our country and on a long time scale. Examine the results and report census results.
Line-transect count of land birds
Line-transect count survey is a method to get a representative image of birds nesting in the area. Explore out the results, reserve a line, and report results.
Amphibians and reptiles
Finnish Museum of Natural History (LUOMUS) coordinates a research project ´Atlas of amphibians and reptiles in Finland´. Examine the species and the results. You can also report your own observations.
Satellite transmitters and other positioning devices provide detailed information on migratory birds, wintering areas, catchment areas and the extent of the territories. Follow the birds on the map!
Service for terminating invasive species
SYKE Butterfly Census
SYKE Butterfly Census
Bumblebee census organized by Finnish Environment Institute
Point counts of breeding terrestrial birds
Glow worm form
Glow worm citizen science project
Browse comments regarding observations.
Help identify observations! Browse images in FinBIF for which the subject has not been identified.
Publish your dataset at FinBIF as primary- or secondary data.
Browse collections and view their metadata.
Pinkka - E-Learning Environment
Insects of Finland – Guide to Orders
Identify insects to an order level
This service can be used to find out coordinates in different Finnish and global coordinate systems, calculate distances and areas, and look at different maps (topographic laser map, forest vegetation zones, etc.). You can also save the patterns you draw and bring your own patterns to the service in a variety of file formats.
Finnish Uniform Grid
Learn about the Uniform Coordinate System (YKJ) and its use in the life sciences.
Information about the Finnish biogeographical provinces.
Opening the observation data in geographic information systems
Instructions for downloading and opening location information of observation data in several geographic information systems.
Tools and examples of FinBIF data research use.
Luomus Genomic Resources Collection
Luomus GRC stores and loans genomic samples for academic research purposes
Identify bird vocalizations and help us to teach computer to identify birds sounds automatically
This web application Protax allows you to identify any DNA sequence of a Finnish insect, as derived from the standard DNA barcode region, CO1, in FASTA format. It cannot distinguish between other taxa than insects.
Recent journal articles, book chapters and other publications that use or reference FinBIF data and FinBIF tools or services
FinBIF R package
R programming language interface for the Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility (FinBIF) API.