Date: 5/8/20 9:30 am From: Richard Littauer <richard.littauer...> Subject: [VTBIRD] On the off chance one of you is a programmer
I've had a side project I've been working on for a while, which I've recently managed to get going a bit further. It is a website which allows you to upload your exported eBird data, and see the map breakdown for what birds you've seen in individual *towns*, instead of counties. I like knowing where I bird the most, and how close I'm getting to the 251-club for birding. I also have functionality to show what birds you've seen in the nine major Vermont bioregions (thanks for the help, VCE!), and to help clarify targets a bit differently than eBird does.
I've managed to make the mapping software functional to show you what birds you've seen in a ten mile radius, and I would love to have it done by tomorrow to be able to have people see what birds they haven't seen locally before Big Day. Even if it snows, knowing that you've never actually seen a Swamp Sparrow or a Bittern close to home may encourage you to go to your local swamp. I think that's awesome, and I want to share it.
However, I need a bit of help getting it out in time. The major need is for an input form for people to put in their address; following that, easy instructions for people to use the site. It's pretty close, but could use some work. I just may not have the time.
Figured I'd ask. Otherwise, I likely won't finish it today.