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Ken,
The highest-rated photo and sound is used as the default image. Of course,
you can click on the link to see all the images and sounds too (if there
are more). And it helps if folks go in and rate them too.
Kent

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Kent McFarland
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
PO Box 420 | Norwich, Vermont 05055
802.649.1431 x201

<http://vtecostudies.org/>

On Sun, Jul 16, 2017 at 9:52 PM, Ken Copenhaver <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Kent,
> Just wondering....If more than one photo has been submitted for a given
> species at the same hotspot, which one is selected for the Illustrated
> Checklist?  Newest?  Oldest?  Something else?
>
> Thanks,  Ken Copenhaver
>
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> On Sun, Jul 16, 2017 at 6:11 PM, Kent McFarland <
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> > wrote:
>
> > Hi Martha,
> > Justin is correct. It pulls the data from all of our checklists to
> populate
> > whatever area or hotspot you request for illustrated checklists. So if
> you
> > want to add an image or sound, you must add it via a checklist. If you
> only
> > have an image or sound and no  complete checklist, if you know the date,
> > you can add it via an incidental or historical checklist type.
> >
> > Also, folks have noticed and commented that some of their images and
> sounds
> > are not showing up. There are two reasons. First, if you added them the
> old
> > way before eBird allowed uploading directly (such as Flickr tags in
> > comments), then there is no image to use. That just showed your image
> using
> > HTML when one looked at the checklist. So you have to go back to those
> old
> > checklists and actually upload the images and sounds to them and delete
> the
> > HTML in the comment boxes that used Flickr. The second reason it won't
> show
> > up is if it is rare or out of season and flagged for review. It won't
> show
> > up until one of the county coordinators reviews the data and it becomes
> > valid in eBird.
> >
> > Thanks so much for contributing to Vermont eBird!
> >
> > Kent
> >
> > ____________________________
> >
> > Kent McFarland
> > Vermont Center for Ecostudies
> > PO Box 420 | Norwich, Vermont 05055
> > 802.649.1431 x201
> >
> > <http://vtecostudies.org/>
> >
> > On Sat, Jul 15, 2017 at 4:29 PM, Martha Pfeiffer <
> > [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > > Kent,
> > > Great addition to ebird checklists.
> > >  Question:  I wanted to add a photo (there was none of a Great Egret)
> and
> > > clicked on the "add photo" and the page sent me to "submit
> observations",
> > > location, etc. as if I were submitting a checklist rather than letting
> me
> > > choose a photo from my computer files.  How best to put in a photo?
> > >
> > > Cheers,  Martha
> > >
> >
>