Date: 4/8/18 6:54 am
From: Susan Tiholiz <stiholiz...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] VT eBird nears 275K checklists!
Hi Kent,

That’s really impressive! It also brings up a question I’ve had: what’s the difference between entering checklists on eBird vs. VT eBird? Related: when using the eBird mobile app, is there a way to “connect” to VT eBird? Does any of this matter??

Thanks!

Susan Tiholiz
214-478-7395 (cell)


> On Apr 6, 2018, at 4:18 PM, Kent McFarland <kmcfarland...> wrote:
>
> Vermont eBird is about to reach a major milestone. In our 15th year, we are
> poised to reach 275,000 complete bird checklists. With less than 500
> checklists to go, who will add that magical one? The prize, besides our
> thanks and appreciation? An official eBird baseball cap will be sent to the
> main observer. In just a decade-and-a-half, the checklists that bird
> watchers have shared have helped make Vermont eBird the largest citizen
> science biodiversity project in the State and around the world.
>
> We’ve had 6,660 Vermont eBirders submit over 274,500 checklists,
> representing all 384 species of birds ever reported from Vermont. Birders
> have added over 30,000 images and over 1,400 sound recordings to Vermont
> checklists. And we join the more than 390,000 eBirders have submitted over
> 500 million bird sightings on nearly 28 million complete checklists,
> representing 10,371 species across every country in the world!
>
> ​Learn more, follow cool links, and see what a map of all observations
> looks like on the Vermont eBird Blog -
> https://ebird.org/vt/news/countdown-to-275000-checklists-on-vermont-ebird
>
> Good eBirding!
> Kent​
>
> ____________________________
>
> Kent McFarland
> Vermont Center for Ecostudies
> PO Box 420 | Norwich, Vermont 05055
> 802.649.1431 x201
>
> <http://vtecostudies.org/>
 
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