Own observations obscurated protected species

Hello everybody,

Sorry if this topic is already somewhere.
But I couldn’t find anything about it.

I would like to see my own observations of a certain area, but its always full with observations of protected species.
Which I photograph a lot.
Like the Angelshark and Seahorses.

How can I filter them out for myself that I only see the species actually from this area for myself?

Thank you in advance!

Welcome to the forum!

I am not exactly sure what you are asking here. You can filter for just your observations by checking “Your observations” or typing your username into the Person field.

But I think that’s what your photo is showing? If you want to remove obscured species from the search, you can include taxon_geoprivacy=open in the URL:
(see this post for more details)

Is that what you’re looking for? If you want to see actual map locations of your obscured observations, there is a feature request for that:


are you asking how to see the true location of your own obscured observations on the map for a certain area? if so, i don’t know if there’s a way to do it. i think ive read people will map them out themselves on a separate program so they can see the true coordinates on a map since when they’re obscured on inaturalist, they show up as obscured on the map for everybody, including the observer. you can obviously see the true location of the observation when you click on it, but it’ll show up as obscured on the map.


Thank you already the first link helps a lot!
That already let me see more or less where I have been and what I have seen there.
But yes what I was looking for is the see the actual map locations from my own observations including the protected/obscured species as well.
Good that the request is there.
Let see what will pop out of it.
Sorry that I couldn’t find this topic and had to start a new one.

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