eTrade, eBay... and soon - eBird for California
- "Citizen Science", got a nice boost this week with approx. 70 birders
of all levels learning how this very simple, powerful and free
tool...can help us all contribute almost daily to the greater good of
bird science in California.
It was vividly clear that the CA. birding community doing the heavy
lifting for all of us like PRBO, Cornell Labs, Brian Sullivan and
others...could look at this important birding data as they do with CBC
& other sources and greatly benefit from our collective daily/monthly
contribution to "citizen science".
Cornell Labs new "California eBird" beta program took a test drive
this week with our public audience in Sonoma and the response was
Statewide, only 2,100 CA.- eBird lists were submitted in March to this
massive evolving Western Hemisphere database.... Just imagine how
our'07 model spring hatchling would rejoice if 21,000 CA. birders
pitched in to make a difference for better understanding their future.
GOT BIRDS? - http://ebird.org/BCN/about/whatisebird.html
Happy Easter & May the Birds Be With Us!