Nature Identification API v1 launched

The Nature Identification API offers AI based web services capable of identifying nature objects on images. Identification is done by species recognition models.Created with Deep learning technology, these models can identify plants and animals on specific taxonomic levels with optimised level of accuracy.

For a complete list of available webservices, see (JSON)

The API currently offers access to an extensive species recognition model for the Netherlands and Belgium based on images of and and has been trained with large sets of observation data. The tag for this model is "benlall".

Read the API documentation:

The previous API version (beta) will be discontinued on February 1, 2019. Be aware that the beta API is not backwards compatible with the v1 version.

For further information please contact the Naturalis development team:

Naturalis Biodiversity Center. Posted: December 1, 2018.