Cannot filter for observations with © (All Rights Reserved) photos

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Description of problem: I am managing a project ( dealing with Musa diversity. We are exporting data and pics to an external dedicated site ( Pics are exported only if they bear à CC license. © pictures are not exported. So I regularly check new observations with © pics, contact the owners and ask them if they would be ok or not to modify their license so that we can use their pics in our tool. At the beginning, I was filtering the observations of the project using this URL: But this is not working anymore, and I can’t find a way to filter the observations this way. All other CC licenses are filterable, but not the © one. Any idea?


Thanks for cleaning my message :wink: !


not sure why the license=none and photo-license=none parameters don’t work any more, but while you’re waiting on the Explore page to be fixed, i think you can still use the licensed=false and photo_licensed=false parameters in the observation search endpoint in the API to find unlicensed observations.

here’s something that might help you to view the response from the API a little more easily:

Hi @pisum

I’ve been a bit away from the forum lately. Just seeing your answer today and, yes, it seems to work!
Many thanks - and happy new year,


these still don’t work right? I need to search for all rights reserved observations, but seems like it might not be possible since I want a list of species rather than a list of observations as the output

just GET from /v1/observations/species_counts instead of /v1/observations. for example:

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perfect, much appreciated

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Made a github issue here:

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The ability to search for these is there, you’ll have to use photo_licensed=false, eg

I updated the search URLs wiki as well.

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