News on My Birding

This page lists new features, developments and functionalities of My Birding. There are also tutorials here.

21 Jun 2018 - 12:03
A few months back we explained to you the importance of adding markers to your Birdlists, which georeferences your data, and some of the advantages this has.   Now there is a new advantage in the form of a powerful filter. On the My Birdlists page you can type in the name of any species that you have seen and a map will be displayed with all of the markers of the Birdlists where you have... read more
9 Oct 2017 - 16:56
For subscribers using My Birding, remember that for each of your Birdlists you can place a marker on the world map, which will georeference it. Although this is optional, we highly recommend doing so as it has several advantages: On My Birdlists page, the map will show all of the locations of your Birdlists. In your Trip Reports, the map will display the locations of all the places you... read more
4 Sep 2017 - 17:08
My Birding is a bird-sighting recording system for Supporting members where, once you have introduced your birdlists, you can easily identify the species that you have not seen: your target species. But, within one’s target species, most birders are especially interested in some particular bird families and/or charismatic species, which may influence their future birding trips. Keeping this in... read more
4 Sep 2017 - 16:33
The Printable Checklist is a feature that all HBW Alive subscribers can use to produce a species list for a specific territory. It is fully customizable to one’s personal needs, which makes it a very useful tool for a birding trip. By default, the page offers you the list of birds present in the territory you select, but now Supporting members have the option of checking a “Show want list only... read more
6 Jul 2017 - 13:02
My Birding started out by offering a bird sighting recording system that combines automatic taxonomic updating, access to illustrations and distribution maps for all the world’s birds and direct links to all the information and materials available in HBW Alive. But we also wanted My Birding to be your best ally for planning your trips and analyzing your birding data. To make this trip-... read more
11 May 2017 - 13:10
One of the most interesting functionalities of My Birding is the possibility of grouping your Birdlists together in Trips, which are very easy to create. And now Trips can be presented as Trip Reports! On the Trip page, you can click on “Switch to Trip report” to take advantage of this new display option. In the Trip Report, the name, author, dates and description of the Trip appear at... read more
8 Feb 2017 - 10:16
The Printable Checklist is a feature that all HBW Alive subscribers can use to produce a species list for a specific territory that is fully customized to one’s personal needs, making it a very useful tool for a birding trip. By default, the page offers you the list of birds present in the territory you select, but now you can personalize the checklist by indicating any species that you want... read more
25 Jan 2017 - 16:28
As My Birding continues to improve, we are increasing the information generated from users’ personal bird sightings in different HBW Alive sections. Now, in the “My Birding” box in each species account, you will find: 1. The number of your sightings of the species, specifying the ones seen and the ones heard only. 2. The subspecies you have seen. 3. The number of photos, videos and sound... read more
10 Jan 2017 - 12:54
Now bird ringers can specify the number of individual birds they ring of each species on a birdlist. You will find the new box “Ringed”, with its numerical field, when you’re adding the (optional) details for each of your bird sightings in My Birding. Once you’ve added the number of birds you’ve ringed, you will find the total number of ringed birds and ringed species in the statistics for... read more
2 Dec 2016 - 10:08
As we explained in the news "New Maps and statistics!”, one of the main objectives of My Birding is to create statistics and relevant information from your bird sightings, and also to help you plan your next birding trips and decide on the best countries to visit. And as we announced the creation of 5 new maps and statistics from your bird sightings was one step to accomplish these objectives... read more

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