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eBird: How to upload sound and pictures to your eBird with Sara Griesmer and Janice Jorgensen

August 4, 2020

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

HBC Workshop Opportunity

Tuesday, August 4, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

eBird: How to upload sound and pictures to your eBird with Sara Griesmer and Janice Jorgensen

To register (space is limited), e-mail [email protected].

About the workshop:

Prior to the workshop, participants please have the app already installed on your phone and know how to log into your account on eBird …https://ebird.org/.  Uploading pictures and sound is done on the ebird website, and not through the ebird app.

 

Topics to be covered

  1. Sound files.

What makes a good recording.

Types of files to use.

Why wav. Files and not mpg

How to convert from iPhone files to wav files using iTunes. Apps to use that will directly make a wav file.   (I do not know what kind of files droids make or how to convert them).

How to upload from phone and computer.

  1. Photos.

What we have vs. what eBird wants.

Do I crop?

Do I edit?

Uploading from phone or computer.

  1. Videos.

Not for the general eBirder yet.  Experimental phase.  Super users only.

 

Resources:

https://support.ebird.org/en/support/solutions/articles/48000825713-add-photos-and-sounds

 

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