Shortcuts to Help You Find Birds Quicker in BirdLasser When Atlassing

This is an excerpt from the BirdLasser Quick Guide (user manual). It gives some simple tips that will help you find birds easily and quickly on BirdLasser while out in the field bird atlassing (bird mapping): ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Search engine is quite powerful and unconventional. Instead of going with the usual alphabetical search methodology, which, … Continue reading Shortcuts to Help You Find Birds Quicker in BirdLasser When Atlassing

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Results from the Bird Atlas – Raptor changes since the first Atlas

This is an excerpt from an email by Colin Jackson to the KENYABIRDSNET on March 22 2018. It is a great example of how hard data collected by citizen scientist for the Kenya Bird Map is showing the dramatic changes that have occurred in species distribution since the first Bird Atlas of Kenya in 1989: … Continue reading Results from the Bird Atlas – Raptor changes since the first Atlas

List of Alternate Bird Names in BirdLasser – a guide to minimize confusion among bird mappers in Kenya

BirdLasser¬†is a great tool for recording and submitting observations of birds to the Kenya Bird Map project. However, with 3 taxonomy options (Howard and Moore; Clements; and IOC) available in the Regions and Languages settings, some bird names are bound to differ depending on the taxonomy you are using. After testing out all 3 of … Continue reading List of Alternate Bird Names in BirdLasser – a guide to minimize confusion among bird mappers in Kenya