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Chirp Team

Lives in United Kingdom.
by on March 22, 2021
Where to go birding?  The world’s appetite for getting outdoors has become super evident since the advent of the pandemic. It’s becoming increasingly apparent that people are looking for safe activities to do outside. It is no longer something that only the die-hard adventurer seeks. More people are looking for accessible outdoor places to explore. What better activity to be involved in while you’re exploring than birding!? But where to start?  If you’re lucky enough to have a backyard, th...
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by on February 23, 2021
When you think of birds and love, a pair of doves are probably the most likely image that springs to mind. Many a wedding celebration has seen the release of a couple of doves. And while the typical symbolic white doves are mostly bred in captivity, their greyer cousins are just as striking and just as good at showing a connection, although seemingly less symbolic.  White doves are clear symbols of love, and they are a symbol of peace for many. These albino doves are often woven into rituals,...
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by on January 27, 2021
  Did you know there are over 320 species of hummingbirds? These tiny birds are considered a great prize among many birders, both for their beauty and because of how difficult they can be to photograph! Identifying a hummingbird to the unpracticed eye can also be tricky. Knowing where the bird was seen will give more context in helping to identify these birds. The most well-known species found in the USA is the ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus colubris).  Ruby-throated Hummingbird...
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by on January 21, 2021
We are pleased to announce version 1.0.10 of our iOS and Android apps. Once again, a big thank you to our users for all the valuable feedback. You have helped us fix some more bugs and hopefully, you will enjoy our improvements!   Improvements in version 1.0.10: Onboarding screens for new users Various menu updates to streamline the user journey Added 'All, Region and Following' feed filters Added warning that tagging a user in a sighting adds the species to the tagged user's l...
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by on January 18, 2021
The Chirp Team is growing and we caught up with Dom Barker, the newest member of the team to introduce him to you.   Dom Barker, 37 Bit Botherer and Boffin Whisperer; Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Chirp Birding https://dombarker.co.uk, https://github.com/Dakuan/   Give us your elevator-pitch work and life experience.  I’m Dom. I like to make and fix things. I’ve never really been overly interested in computers themselves, but, it turns out they are really useful for ...
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by on December 22, 2020
Have your birding habits changed this year? Did you see more birds than you thought you would? While we look to the future for more birding trips and travelling, we will always remember 2020 as a distinct one, and the start of a new way of living.  For Chirp it's been an exciting year; great community growth, birding conversations across the globe and a game-changing investment.  Let's take a closer look at some of our highlights...      We are very excited...
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by on December 14, 2020
We are pleased to announce version 1.0.9 of our iOS and Android apps. Once again, a big thank you to our users for all the valuable feedback. You have helped us fix a few unwanted bugs and hopefully you will enjoy our improvements!   Improvements in version 1.0.9: 1. Enabled sightings to be shared on Facebook, Twitter etc 2. Translated app to Portuguese 3. Enabled adding/editing location privacy settings in group sighting posts 4. Users creating accounts via Facebook or 'Sign In with...
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by on November 18, 2020
Fancy getting access to all our latest updates before the masses? Follow the steps below to join our Beta Testing Program and get starting trying out all of our latest features and fuctionality!  Apple iOS Beta Testing  Step 1: Download and install TestFlight iOS app (TestFlight is Apple's app to manage Beta Testing) on device that you’ll use for testing. Step 2: Open Chirp's Beta Testing invitation link to add you as a tester. Step 3: The invitation link will open in TestFlight....
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by on November 17, 2020
We are pleased to announce version 1.0.8 of our iOS and Android apps. A big thanks to all of our users for all the valuable feedback. You have helped us make some great improvements and fix a few unwanted bugs.   Improvements in version 1.0.8: 1. Enable tagging of users in comments 2. Support for autosuggestion when typing 3. Translated app to Spanish 4. Hiding some profile updates from the main feed 5. Reduce load time for photos in iOS Photo Library 6. Support for JPEG 2000, JPEG...
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by on September 4, 2020
We are pleased to announce version 1.0.5 of our iOS and Android apps. A big thanks to all of our users for all the valuable feedback. You have helped us make some great improvements and fix a few unwanted bugs. Your input really helps make Chirp what it is today :)   Improvements in version 1.0.5: 1. Added support to edit sightings 2. Added 'Post Privacy' to new sighting posts 3. Enabled posting sighting from Groups and Pages Editing Sightings Editing sighting is probabl...
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by on July 10, 2020
We are excited to announce version 1.0.4 of our iOS and Android apps. A big thanks to all of our users for all the valuable feedback. You have helped us make some great improvements and fix a few unwanted bugs. Your input goes a long way to making Chirp what it is today :)   Improvements in version 1.0.4: 1. We have transitioned towards being more 'follower centric' by replacing 'Add Friend' with 'Follow' in some places 2. Updated the footer menu to include Add Sighting and Leaderboard...
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by on June 26, 2020
We are excited to announce the latest version of our iOS and Android app. A big thanks to all of our users for all the valuable feedback. You have helped us make improvements and fix a number of sneaky bugs. Your input goes a long way to making Chirp what it is today :) Since the launch of the first version of the app, users have been asking for localised species names and improvements to the way species are searched for when adding a new sighting. Version 1.0.3 of the iOS and Android app is ...
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