Re: Is Blue-gray Tanager Extirpated from Ebird?
eBird protocol for most introduced species (with a handful of exceptions)toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
is for reviewers to invalidate the record with the flag
"introduced/exotic". This removes the records from all public output,
including maps, but they are still present in the dataset and visible on
the individual checklists. I've heard that the rationale for this protocol
is to reduce the clutter of introduced species on bar charts, although that
seems pretty trivial and I'd like to see introduced species included in
If anyone is interested in analyzing records of a specific introduced
species, it's relatively easy to get these invalidated records in the eBird
Basic Dataset download.
On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 5:46 PM Dave Weber <dwbirdster@...> wrote:
When viewing all of my photos in Ebird, I noticed that Blue-gray Tanager is