Tuesday, August 2

Photos in eBird Comments!

Today I just realized that I can incorporate HTML into my eBird comments! This enables me to format text, insert line breaks, and even display photos using references to other websites! Here is an example checklist:


I used a photo I uploaded to the internet (my blog), and used the HTML tag to display it in the species comments! This is the code I typed into the comments box:

<img src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-COJs_Y3sBc8/Thwvj7jaaJI/AAAAAAAAAPs/AH6dIGZHJco/s400/Male%2Band%2BFemale%2B-%2B2.JPG" style="width:200px;height:150px;" />

To learn how to use HTML (it's very easy), go to W3Schools HTML tutorials.

Example eBird Checklist


  1. That's a great feature and thanks for sharing. The eBird folks should definitely make it extra easy to add links to images in the descriptions and this is a great start.

  2. Zachary- kudos on this and the gadget tools you have been working on - this is GREAT!


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