Ticks & eBird

To: Peter Shute <>
Subject: Ticks & eBird
From: "Julie & Jerzy Sarna" <>
Date: Fri, 22 May 2015 16:57:06 +1000
Hi Peter

I often share lists with friends I am birding with.  It works well and it
is easy to edit a shared list if there are differences.

Julie Sarna

On 22/05/2015 2:11 PM, "Peter Shute" <> wrote:

> eBird has a facility for list sharing - i.e. one person enters a list, and
> others can say they were there too, instead of them all having to enter the
> data in order to have new birds count towards their personal totals. This
> is specifially designed to avoid double up when using the data for research.
> I thought this didn't allow for the (common) situation where not everyone
> in the group saw every bird, but according to this page, one can modify
> your copy of the shared list:
> Has anyone here tried sharing and editing like that?
> Of course there's no way of preventing people from entering a new list
> from scratch.
> Peter Shute
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Birding-Aus
> >  On Behalf Of
> > Michael Tarburton
> > Sent: Friday, 22 May 2015 12:16 PM
> > To: Carl Clifford
> > Cc: birding-aus Aus
> > Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Ticks & eBird
> >
> > G'day Tickers & bird watchers
> >
> > Carl, what makes your observation worse is that when each of the
> > persons on the tour then go and send those identical lists to
> > eBird.
> > I get very frustrated trying to gather swift data from eBird,
> > where I
> > have had up to 8 identical lists for the same place on the
> > same day.
> > Sometimes they admit there were others with them sometimes
> > they do not.
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