Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

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RussCannings
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby RussCannings » Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:47 pm

Blue Duck observer has recanted (Admits to being quite unsure of the ID)--the stitchbird certainly seems doubtful but will look into that too.
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby zarkov » Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:02 pm

RussCannings wrote:Blue Duck observer has recanted (Admits to being quite unsure of the ID)--the stitchbird certainly seems doubtful but will look into that too.


Recanted eh?

The Inquisition is alive and well.
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby RussCannings » Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:09 pm

Hehe, generally a bit more casual than that at ebird but using over-formal language has been known to occur ;)
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby SomesBirder » Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:20 pm

This weirdly-formatted report https://ebird.org/checklist/S55248597 should not include the Brown Quail.
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Recent Mynas in Wellington City

Postby SomesBirder » Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:48 pm

If all of these sightings are genuine, then I'm very surprised that they aren't better-known.
An unspecified number of mynas at Zealandia: https://ebird.org/checklist/S50433379
A fledgling myna at Truby King Park!: https://ebird.org/checklist/S50434839
One myna in Miramar: https://ebird.org/checklist/S49038338
One myna seen at two different locations by the same person in Lower Hutt: https://ebird.org/checklist/S42993815
https://ebird.org/checklist/S45261599
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby Michael Szabo » Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:46 am

Hudson Dean reported a Pacific Swift in Wellington yesterday. I found a way to contact him and after I asked a couple of basic questions he said it was a Welcome Swallow.
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