A new feature has appeared in the functionality of subscriptions to observations - subscription to lifers! Now you can subscribe to observations in the region of interest for those birds that you have not seen yet. The program will automatically determine which birds you have not seen and will send by mail a list of cards in which other observers have indicated this type of bird. Customization.
Integration with GBIF
Remember the proverb "What is written with a pen cannot be cut down with an ax"? So about bird watching can also be said. You saw the bird, entered it into the database, then scientists used this data, referring to you in their article. That's it, your name is inscribed in history, and you, with a sense of moral satisfaction, can settle down with a glass of wine.
New features of online diaries
In the "Online observation diaries" database, you can now load a kml file with an arbitrary region (for example, the territory of a reserve or native forest). Accordingly, the report can now generate a list of views for any arbitrary region within the specified boundaries. For example, it is already possible to generate reports on observations of Losiny Island and the Caucasian Reserve. Any member of the database can create an arbitrary region. Examples of results are shown in the screenshot. Fig. 1. Observations in.
BIG YEAR 2019. RESULTS
The Russian Bird Conservation Union has summed up the results of the Big Year - 2019. This project has been implemented since 2013 at the Online Observation Diaries site in conjunction with the Birds of Moscow and Moscow Region program, which determines the best birdwatcher (the person who made the most observations and made them to the base) and the best birdwatcher in the square (similar, but for the squares of the Atlas of nesting birds of the European part of Russia). Best.
BIG YEAR - 2018. RESULTS.
Finally, I am summing up the long-awaited results of the VI Big Year - 2018 competition held in Northern Eurasia. This year will be without a special picture and prizes. Only diplomas. The competition was attended by 89 bird lovers from Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus. This year the number of participants is slightly higher than usual. Per year.
BIG YEAR - 2017. RESULTS.
The results of the international competition among birdwatchers "Big Year" for 2017, held for the fifth year in a row in Northern Eurasia, have been summed up. The organizers of the competition are the Russian Bird Conservation Union and the Birds of Moscow and Moscow Region program. The competition was attended by 82 bird lovers from Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus. During the year, the participants found.