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Re: Sasol eBirds App

Unread post by huntsman » Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:06 pm

Missing birds? I'd be shocked, and am pretty sure they would be very careful to include them all, but I haven't checked myself...

Which ones seem to be missing?
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Re: Sasol eBirds App

Unread post by Gajus » Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:00 am

@Huntsman

My apologies. I checked a missing bird (i.c. monotonous lark), could not find it, turned into scientific mode and there it was! Obviously, I must have applied some filter on the way at some point. Everything is fine now and I could not find any missing birds anymore...
I rest my case and am looking forward to come to SA next week for the first time. I wish there were less birds :D

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Re: Sasol eBirds App

Unread post by huntsman » Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:41 am

No problem Gajus

Watch out when using the old names of the birds too... :whistle:
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Re: Sasol eBirds App

Unread post by Super Mongoose » Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:46 pm

I updated my eBirds a couple of days ago and now there is only an english index, no more afrikaans index.

Still missing the Orange River White-eye, the Knysna Woodpecker, Buchell's Coucal and the Speckled Mousebird that I can not find to add to my list and there is more birds I can not find. Maybe I'm looking in the wrong place, or is it the i-pad version that is wonky, did anyone else find them?

Love the birds calls, my resident Crested Barbet calls back at me know...
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Re: Sasol eBirds App

Unread post by huntsman » Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:52 pm

Burchell's Coucal is definitely there...I'm too lazy to check the rest, but watch out for spelling...

I see my Afrikaans list has also upped-and-left. If I was Afrikaans sprekend, I'd be very %#$@ed off.
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Re: Sasol eBirds App

Unread post by Super Mongoose » Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:16 pm

Yes, not happy about my afrikaans Index, since I've leaned most of the name in afrikaans, but my english is improving every day.

At least the Afrikaans name still features on the bird's page with the info.

If I type in Coucal, only Coppery-tailed, White-browed, Senegal van Black.

If I type in Burchell's, only Courser, Sandgrouse and Starling.

If I type in Burchell's Coucal, it says: Not Found!
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Re: Sasol eBirds App

Unread post by Super Mongoose » Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:41 pm

Now I can't find African Green Pigeon :hmz: :hmz: :hmz:
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Re: Sasol eBirds App

Unread post by huntsman » Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:44 pm

That is very weird....

I type in Bur

and already get the coucal, etc to choose from.

Oh, BTW, I found how to get boeretaal back!
Tap MAIN MENU
Click MY LOCATION AND LANGUAGE
Click LANGUAGE
Voila!!

Jy's terug Boeta!


PS African Green Pigeon is also there...
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Re: Sasol eBirds App

Unread post by Super Mongoose » Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:57 pm

Thanx Hunty, got the afrikaans back, :clap: :clap:

You know what, now that I've changed the region to "ALL" if got the the Burchell's cougal back, and I bet I will find the rest them too! Yes got the Geen pigeon back too!

:gflower: :gflower: :gflower: :gflower:
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Re: Sasol eBirds App

Unread post by huntsman » Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:34 pm

Aha!

Damn fine thinking there! I've caught myself like that before...LOL!
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Re: Sasol eBirds App

Unread post by Super Mongoose » Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:45 pm

I was so happy to get all the birds back and now little list can grow!

No not me clever, it's your clever thinking about the "language" that found me the "ALL" under regions.

:k :k :k :k
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Re: Sasol eBirds App

Unread post by huntsman » Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:57 pm

'n Boer maak 'n plan, pappie... :D

Go forth and find some lifers...!
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Re: Sasol eBirds App

Unread post by Super Mongoose » Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:29 pm

I just found that "my list" is now in afrikaans too, after I chose the correct language option (thanx to Hunty).

Before the update "my list" was just available in english and some of the names I had no idea what it was.....
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Re: Sasol eBirds App

Unread post by Super Mongoose » Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:57 pm

The past weekend in Dinokeng I could put my eBirds to good use.

I listed everything we saw it was nice to see without much hassle, all the birds we saw what day in the region.

I think I'm really starting to understand the whole eBirds App now and getting the most out of it.

I must add, that the new update made it much more user friendly.
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