FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

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How to set a goal on Birda

Setting goals on your Birda profile
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Written by Natalie White
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What is Birda doing to ensure it produces quality data for scientific research?

Birda has spent a lot of time refining the platform in such a way that it produces valuable, quality data for conservation researchers.
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Will multiple imports from the same source cause duplicates on Birda

Birda automatically check for duplicates to make sure that the same sighting records are not duplicated when imports are uploaded to Birda
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Are imports submitted to the GBIF?

Imports are not submitted to the GBIF as we assume all imports have already been submitted via the source platform
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Your Year on Birda

How to find the 'Your Year on Birda' video
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Exporting from Birda

If you are interested in exporting your sightings data from Birda, then you are in the right place!
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Written by John White
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What are Days Wild on Birda?

How to increase your Days Wild metric
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Written by Natalie White
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What is Time in Nature on Birda?

How to increase your Time in Nature metric
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Written by Natalie White
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Lost all your load sightings and sessions after logging into Birda

Have you logged in to Birda and all your sightings and sessions are missing? Don't worry, all your sightings and sessions are safe!
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Updated over a week ago

How to add photos to your sightings & sessions via Birda's web app

Step-by-step guide on how to add photos to your sightings via Birda's web app
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Resetting your password on Birda

Step by step instructions on how to reset your password on Birda
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Do imports count towards badges, challenges & life lists on Birda?

Imports count towards life lists and challenges but they do not count towards all badges
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Does Birda share sightings data with conservation researchers?

Yes, Birda is sharing sightings data with reputable scientific and conservation organisations.
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Why doesn't Birda have a website (web app) with the same functionality as its app?

We are in the process of building out our web app however it will lag behind our app features and functionality for the foreseeable future!
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Written by John White
Updated over a week ago

Species list not loading

If you are having an issue with your species list not loading, then please follow these steps to resolve the issue
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Written by John White
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Getting help identifying a bird on Birda

All you need to know about receiving species suggestions on Birda
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Written by Sarah Cunningham
Updated over a week ago