BirdData: some problems?

To: Carl Clifford <>
Subject: BirdData: some problems?
From: Martin Butterfield <>
Date: Thu, 7 May 2015 17:19:29 +1000
I did so in the past and found (eg) Black Currawong just East of the ACT!

Its easy to see how it happens - I know I have reported Red-winged Parrot
instead of Red-rumped Parrot, but its a bit of a worry that the QA system
doesn't pick it up and correct it (whichseems to happen in eBird).


Martin Butterfield

On 7 May 2015 at 16:56, Carl Clifford <> wrote:

> Out of idle curiosity, I typed my postcode (2263, on NSW Central Coast)
> into BirData, just to see what it would throw up. I am going to have to
> start looking a bit harder around my patch, as I have obviously been
> missing a few cracking birds. Some I have missed are; Red Junglefowl,
> Cotton Pygmy Goose, Baudin's Black Cockatoo, and Common Greenfinch, to name
> a few. Has anyone else on the list looked up their postcode in BirdData to
> see if there are any "ghost" species lurking?
> Carl Clifford
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