Re: New County eBird Reviewers Announcement
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So this is a little off topic, but it is related to eBird data so I'm going to use this thread as a segue. From what I can gather, there is currently no way to filter observations in an eBird species map to those observations with breeding codes. The only way I've been able to do this is to download eBird data in a tabular format and import it into a Geographic Information System (GIS), then use queries in GIS to filter by breeding codes. However, downloading tabular data for a county in eBird often exceeds row limits in Excel, so unless someone is operating database software this data is not easy to view in either a table or a map/GIS. I understand that there are local sources of information for breeding bird data (i.e., breeding bird atlas, studies, etc.), but it would seem that the eBird platform would be a great way to supplement local sources with continuously updated data.
Is there a way to do this within the eBird website? If not, is anyone aware of plans by the Cornell Lab to make this possible? The California Natural Diversity Database is great, but it lacks records for certain special-status species (i.e., brant). Breeding bird data is probably the most valuable information eBird has to offer to the consulting world, but it is not easy to access. I am interested to know if anyone has any insights. Thanks.
On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 11:49 AM Kay Regester <kayregester@...> wrote: