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How can I share my hen photographs with the Cornell Lab?

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When you add a photograph to an eBird guidelines, it’ll seem within the Macaulay Library.

We’re consistently grateful that folks share so many great pictures with us. For those who’ve taken some photographs and wish different hen lovers to see them, there are a number of methods to share them with us:

For those who use eBird, you may add photographs and sound to your checklists to confirm notable birds or simply to indicate off an image or hen you’re notably pleased with. Be aware that photographs can solely be shared on eBird if they’re connected to a guidelines, which suggests they have to be taken on the similar time and in the identical location because the guidelines. This media is then viewable by different eBird customers via our eBird/Macaulay Library media search perform.

By importing photographs to eBird checklists, customers conform to make them out there to the Cornell Lab to be used in varied tasks like illustrating species accounts on All About Birds, Birds of the World, and eBird. eBird checklists and photographs additionally energy the Cornell Lab’s Merlin Chicken ID app that may determine over 10,000 species due to members of the general public who submit checklists. Pictures practice Merlin Picture ID, which is a part of the Merlin Chicken ID app—meaning your picture could assist tens of millions of individuals world wide determine birds!

Methods to Share Pictures Via Different Cornell Lab Initiatives

Cornell Lab tasks additionally run photo-related contests and challenges. Venture FeederWatch typically holds their BirdSpotter picture contest throughout the winter. The Nice Yard Chicken Rely additionally has picture sharing as a part of their weekend occasion in February.

Have Questions About A Picture, like “What Chicken is This?”

What if you happen to’ve bought a query a couple of picture however you don’t need to share it with others? You possibly can at all times ship photos for ID and different inquiries to the Cornell Lab: cornellbirds@cornell.edu. We’ll do our greatest to reply—and we gained’t share your picture with out your permission.

A fair simpler technique to determine a hen in a photograph is to obtain the Merlin Chicken ID app and use the app’s Picture ID software. This software can determine greater than 8,000 species by analyzing an uploaded picture. It’s simple to make use of—open the app in your cellphone, add your picture to the app, and presto! It is going to assist determine the hen in your picture with out sharing it with others.

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