Thanks, great additions.
On Tue, Dec 23, 2014 at 7:23 AM, Ian A. Worley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Two new eBird categories for submitting checklists have just been added
> that will be of use to Vermont birders. Look for them in the dropdown list
> under the option "Other". One is "Nocturnal Birding" and the other is
> "Banding". I've copied the brief descriptions here. The full descriptions
> are at:
> http://help.ebird.org/customer/portal/articles/1740199 (This is for
> Nocturnal Birding protocol.)
> http://help.ebird.org/customer/portal/articles/1385631 (This is for the
> Banding protocol.)
> Nocturnal Birding ----
> "This protocol is for nighttime surveys of nocturnal species, such as
> owls, nightjars, rails and other species that may be more easily detected
> at night. If you made a specific effort to find birds by imitating calls or
> playing recordings, please use the checklist comments to list the species
> that you attempted to attract, in the order you attempted to attract them.
> Please read full protocol here"
> Banding ----
> "Protocol for banding/ringing operations to report either captured birds
> or full surveys of a site that combine netted and observed birds. Answer
> "no" to "are you reporting all species" if you are only reporting netted
> birds; answer "yes" if you include netted and observed birds. Please read
> full protocol here"
> Happy Holidays all!