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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!
>
> Ian
>