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2018 Alvaro's Adventures pelagic schedule online.

Hello CAlbirders, and Countybirders Thanks so much for the participation in last year's trips. We really appreciate it. We saw some awesome birds and whales
Alvaro Jaramillo
Jan 21
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Misc Central Valley Rarities

Hi All, Yesterday, a group of us from the Bay Area (Donald Pendleton, David Nickerson, and myself) went after 4 rarities around the Central Valley. At
Chris Johnson
Jan 21
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Curve-billed Thrasher yolo cty

Bird just flew in 8:45am from another part of neighborhood on rominger ct in woodland. Jeff and laurie come back! Dave Weber, Milpitas by phone
Dave Weber
Jan 21
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Re: Are Regional/County Listservs Still Relevant? [a bit long]

Or, instead of contacting the person, who may be already frustrated, display the name of the reviewer on the checklist and contact him or her about ID or other
Geoffrey Rogers
Jan 19
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Re: Are Regional/County Listservs Still Relevant? [a bit long]

eBird now has a "profile" option and people can put basically whatever they want there. Maybe they/we should be encouraged to provide contact information. I
Ken Burton
Jan 18
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Re: Are Regional/County Listservs Still Relevant? [a bit long]

In terms of contacting the person: in a very quick survey on eBird, you are correct; clicking on a checklist gets you some personal information but not a way
kyrifreeman
Jan 18
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Re: Are Regional/County Listservs Still Relevant? [a bit long]

1. The mechanism for this may exist, but I'm not aware of it: sometimes I want to ask one of the people who have entered a bird into eBird for some
T.G. Miko
Jan 18
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Re: Are Regional/County Listservs Still Relevant? [a bit long]

Yahoo doesn’t have any option to export the archives. If you go searching the net, there are various tools to do it. I found almost all of them broken in one
Chuq Von Rospach
Jan 17
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Re: Are Regional/County Listservs Still Relevant? [a bit long]

Important discussion of many issues so far here. I was perturbed, though, by the idea that the Yahoo Groups ARCHIVES might disappear. To me, these are valuable
Jennifer Rycenga
Jan 17
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Re: Are Regional/County Listservs Still Relevant? [a bit long]

Many cameras have GPS, but many do not. Even if your camera has GPS, my understanding is that Ebird strips out the photo metadata, which includes the GPS
Glen Tepke
Jan 17
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Re: Are Regional/County Listservs Still Relevant? [a bit long]

... I have only once felt talked down to by an eBird reviewer, and I know from my own experience how often I get an ID wrong for the best of reasons. Almost
Chuq Von Rospach
Jan 17
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Re: Are Regional/County Listservs Still Relevant? [a bit long]

In support of Jim Lomax (reproduced below): Having cause some ebird errors myself - (black) Brant, Carrion Crow - Common Teal - AND having been a accountant
Chuck & Lillian
Jan 17
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Re: Are Regional/County Listservs Still Relevant? [a bit long]

I would think any photographer documenting a rare bird would have the GPS features active on the camera. I understand this may be an issue on private property.
Doug Shaw
Jan 17
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Re: Are regional/county list servs still relevant - YESSS

Hi all If one is subscribed to the listserv, the “good deed” approach is to report a rarity to the listserv along with their Ebird entry. Be a good and
Mary & Nick Freeman
Jan 16
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Re: Are Regional/County Listservs Still Relevant? [a bit long]

While I was living in Ohio a few years ago there was some concern that the Birding Ohio facebook group was competing with the state listserv. I compared some
Paul Hurtado
Jan 16
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