Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby Trina » Thu Nov 24, 2022 12:21 pm

Heres a good example of an incorrect list that doesn't have photos so I can't report it.

North Island Takahe (Porphyrio mantelli) (67)
- Reported Nov 05, 2022 07:56
- Western Springs Park, Auckland City, Auckland
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=1 ... 74.7232902
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S121873420

How does this stuff get through? 67 Takahe no less! And its still there incorrect. Who is checking this?

Please don't be a hater - just wish this stuff didn't get published in the first place and was not sent of a rare bird alert: Thanks to all the hard-working volunteer reviewers - you do a great job :)
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby Wrybill » Thu Nov 24, 2022 8:23 pm

Pacific Heron Clifden
This must be wrong but its quite old and no comments makes it interesting???????

https://ebird.org/checklist/S15906434
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby Oscar Thomas » Thu Nov 24, 2022 10:51 pm

Wrybill wrote:Pacific Heron Clifden
This must be wrong but its quite old and no comments makes it interesting???????

https://ebird.org/checklist/S15906434


Multiple sightings of White-necked (Pacific) Heron in NZ were reported around that time. Almost certainly one of these birds. https://nzbirdsonline.org.nz/species/pacific-heron
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby Wrybill » Sat Nov 26, 2022 11:35 am

Im sorry will try to find more credible incorrect e bird results.
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby Oscar Thomas » Sat Nov 26, 2022 8:21 pm

There’s no need, nothing much comes of posting them here.
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby AlfieB77 » Fri Dec 02, 2022 4:00 pm

South island kokako on Tiritiri Matangi island in Auckland.
https://ebird.org/checklist/S123277563
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby Wrybill » Fri Dec 02, 2022 6:40 pm

Saw that this morning alfie must be mistake.

Or how would they get there so unlikely

Checklist has been edited and changed to 3 North Island Kokako
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby Arnazzzz » Fri Dec 16, 2022 6:16 pm

https://ebird.org/checklist/S123987192

No Mohua in the area, and much more likely to be kotuku rather than cattle egret at Mahinapua.
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby Wrybill » Fri Jan 13, 2023 7:31 pm

https://ebird.org/checklist/S125719336

New Zealand Dotterel In Murchison

And A Few Other Species Seem Uncommon Or Rare for There.
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby AlfieB77 » Tue Jan 24, 2023 8:22 pm

https://ebird.org/checklist/S126813923
If someone could please explain whatever this is, that would be great.

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