Getting rid of Gray Teal etc in eBird app

To: 'Martin Butterfield' <>, birding-aus NEW <>
Subject: Getting rid of Gray Teal etc in eBird app
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2015 02:25:40 +0000
Thanks Martin, that fixed it for me.

Why is the new app free when Birdlog wasn't? I'm not complaining, just 
wondering who's paying for it.

Peter Shute

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Birding-Aus
>  On Behalf Of
> Martin Butterfield
> Sent: Friday, 19 June 2015 10:09 AM
> To: birding-aus NEW
> Subject: [Birding-Aus] Getting rid of Gray Teal etc in eBird app
> In the default version of the eBird app some of the names are
> not those we use, such as Gr*a*y Teal instead of Grey Teal.
> David McDonald has found the solution to getting back to
> "our" names: see his message below and the help file is here
> <
g-your-common-name-preferences-in-ebird-mobile?b_id=1928&t=> 412380>.
> One other small tip is that to access the language setting,
> click the cog icon at the bottom of the screen.
> Martin Butterfield
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: David McDonald (personal) <>
> Date: 19 June 2015 at 09:01
> Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] New eBird iOS app
> To: 
> Hello again. Yes I had set the language to English
> (Australian) and it returns the Clements species names.
> I have now checked the (excellent) eBird help files and the
> answer is there. It is a known bug. To get the English
> (Australia) species list, change the language back to English
> (United States) and go back to the home page. Wait till that
> species list downloads. Then change the language to English
> (Australia), go back to the home page and wait till the Oz
> species list downloads. You may need to do that twice. I did
> it once and it was fixed, now shows the Australian names incl
> Grey Teal and Australian Magpie.
> The app works under iOS only at this stage, eBird says that
> the Android version is on the way, not yet released though.
> Yes it is a bit hard to find in the Apple app store. Search
> on 'eBird Mobile' and you will get it. And it is free!
> Another fantastic eBird resource, highly recommended.

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