Date: 10/24/18 11:49 am From: Kay Regester <kayregester...> Subject: Re: [sbcobirding] New County eBird Reviewers Announcement
You guys are the best! Thanks for all you do. Kay *Kay Regester* *Ventura, Ca*
On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 6:27 AM Jamie Chavez <almiyi...> wrote:
> All, > > I wanted to share the news that recently two additional reviewers for SBA > have been added: Mark Holmgren and Nick Lethaby have both volunteered to be > eBird reviewers for our area. This territory includes the county mainland > and the Channel Islands within SBA. Along with Peter Gaede and myself as > continuing reviewers and Wim van Dam as our county Hotspot editor, we have > a really solid team in place to review and manage much of the eBird > checklist data that comes in. > > eBird receives its fair share of criticism while at the same time provides > birding data like no other system available which is why it has become so > popular so having the added help will be a huge benefit to those of you who > participate in eBird and rely on the information. I occasionally receive > email outside of the eBird review process when someone discovers erroneous > information such as obvious misidentifications, high counts without > comments, distance and location issues, etc., and now there will be > additional local expertise to handle these problems. We ask that you > continue to notify one of us when you find such problems so we can address > it. We are all users of eBird (volunteering as reviewers) so we want it to > be as accurate as possible. This is a team effort and we also thank you for > your participation and accuracy which makes our job easier! Thanks again to > Nick and Mark for helping out. > > Good birding, > -- > Jamie M. Chavez > Santa Maria, CA > >
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