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However, Bryan -
The last two "cranes" that I chased down here in Joplin were Great Blue 
Herons.....
Lawrence Herbert,  Joplin.
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From: "Bryan Prather" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 7:32 PM
Subject: EBird reminder


> Might want to inform folks that either participate in the forum or lurk 
> that the Candy Land scenarios provided on Mobirds may be a little askew.
>
> I had to jump through hoops and include strangers regarding the 2 Snowies 
> at Long Branch recently. Any rational person could discern two owls there 
> via the photos.  But no!  I had to convince a MDC guy and a eBird person 
> which required me to intrude upon strangers.  Thankfully they were 
> willing.  Were the birds there? Absolutely!  Would they have been 
> documented and accepted there w/o photos and intrusion?  No!
>
> What does that say about eBird and the 'citizen scientists'?
>
> Personally, I'm finished with it.
>
> No more,
>
> Bryan Prather
>
>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
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