Date: 5/15/18 9:47 am
From: 'robgret tds.net' <robgret...> [wsbn] <wsbn-noreply...>
Subject: Re: [wsbn] Problems with attachments!
Re photo problem: I too have not been able to open the attached photos RECENTLY. Is everyone having this issue? If so, something must be wrong with Yahoo Groups.

Robin Nicholoff
Hotchkiss



> On May 15, 2018, at 10:26 AM, Eric Hynes <erichynes28...> [wsbn] <wsbn-noreply...> wrote:
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> Hello Western Slope Birders:
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> I am a huge supporter of eBird and its many wonderful attributes but I still think there is an important role for regional emailing lists.
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> I appreciate contributions to the WSBN but I am not necessarily a big fan of the the format Yahoo Groups provides. I am not advocating for a format change however. I simply want to suggest that when people are reporting to WSBN, instead of trying to insert images into the email (which is almost always problematic), simply include a link to your eBird report that you are reporting on or upload your images to a Flickr account or SmugMug or the like.
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> Personally, I don't bother clicking on the images "attached" in the WSBN emails because I can rarely get them to load properly or I have to sign in again or something.
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> Just copy the html address from your eBird report and Flickr page and paste it in the email. Simple for you the reporter and flawless for us receivers.
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> My two cents.
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> Thanks,
> Eric
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> Eric Hynes
> Telluride, CO
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> On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 9:27 AM, Brenda Wright <coenbrenda...> <mailto:<coenbrenda...> [wsbn] <wsbn-noreply...> <mailto:<wsbn-noreply...>> wrote:
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> Greetings,
> Over the last several days we can not attach photos or open photos on WSBN. To see our photos, use e-Bird because photos are attached with no problems. The photos we posted were of the Cattle Egret, near Nucla, White-winged Dove, and Rose-breasted Grosbeak in our yard.
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> E-Bird has so may wonderful bells and whistles it is making most all other birding resources obsolete. We are signed up for county alerts in western Colorado via e-Bird. Reason, most e-Birders do not report to WSBN. To keep informed, also use e-Bird.
> Coen
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