Date: 12/30/17 6:45 pm
From: Eddie Owens (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: Re: eBird glitch -- high counts not showing on eBird
That does seem to be a glitch. However, my ebird list from this morning
does show the 14 Canvasbacks (including photos) & my list from yesterday
shows 320 HOMEs, for what it's worth.

Eddie Owens
Cary nc

On Sat, Dec 30, 2017 at 8:18 PM Harry LeGrand <carolinabirds...>

> For some reason, eBird will not show my counts of 300 Hooded Mergansers
> and 14 Canvasbacks from the Lake Crabtree Dam, this morning. It told me
> these were high counts and I needed to provide some details, which I did
> and checked the box. The totals of my 23 species DO show on my eBird list
> when you go to eBird, go to Lake Crabtree Dam, and then click on the 30 Dec
> 2017 date (in blue). That takes you to my list of 23 species, but the list
> on the screen for Lake Crabtree Dam shows that I had only 21 species today,
> and missing are Hooded Merganser and Canvasback!!!!! This is an error.
> Can someone explain why this glitch exists? I am sure it happens to
> others, but this is the first time this particular glitch has happened to
> me. eBird correctly flags and shows Ricky Davis's 520 Least Sandpipers and
> 12 Dunlins, not rare birds but certainly flagged as high counts where he
> needed to provide information, for Goldsboro. A reviewer has not checked
> these species as accepted, but clearly they will be.
> I don't want to stop entering data on eBird, but this is making me
> hesitant to continue doing it.
> Harry LeGrand

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