Date: 8/5/22 4:20 pm
From: Justyn Stahl <justyn.stahl...>
Subject: [SanDiegoRegionBirding] Changes to exotic species in eBird

I am very excited to finally see this long-awaited development in eBird in
regard to treatment of exotic species.

News story:

eBird Help Center info:

There are now maps showing where species are native vs. introduced,
regional bird lists separating out established vs. escaped exotics, and
exotic species are now labeled as such in checklists. It's incredible to
see just how many species of birds have been moved away from their native
ranges, with some establishing and spreading and others not.

Justyn Stahl
San Diego

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