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Why do I need to create an account to use Birda?
Why do I need to create an account to use Birda?

Birda is a community-based platform, so here are a number of reason why creating an account is necessary.

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Written by Sarah Cunningham
Updated over a week ago

Birda is a community-based platform, so here are a few reasons why you need to create an account to use Birda:

  1. Cloud-based Security: By creating an account on Birda, all your bird sightings and your life list are securely stored in Google's robust cloud infrastructure. This digital archive offers an extra layer of protection in case you lose your phone or accidentally delete the app, ensuring that your observations are not lost. With your account, you can access your data anytime and anywhere, preserving your birdwatching records and memories.

  2. Community Interaction: Birda prides itself on fostering a community of birdwatchers, and an account is the key to joining in. An account allows you to interact with other enthusiasts, sharing your sightings, experiences, and expertise. Whether you opt for your real name or an alias, your profile is your unique identity within the Birda community.

  3. Privacy and Data Protection: Birda takes user privacy very seriously. When you sign up for an account, your email address is kept confidential and not displayed to other users on the platform. Your personal information is kept secure, and your privacy is always respected.

  4. Tailored Privacy Settings: Birda's fine-grained privacy settings offer you the flexibility to control your online presence. Whether you prefer a private profile or an open one, the choice is yours. You can tailor your settings to your comfort level, giving you the power to decide how much information you wish to share with the Birda community.

So creating an account on Birda not only unlocks an array of features but also connects you with a like-minded community while ensuring the security and privacy of your data. It’s an invitation to experience birdwatching like never before. Don't miss out on the birdwatching adventure Birda can offer – create your account today!
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