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Terms of Use


Protection of birds comes first

Very important: on Birdingplaces protection of birds comes first! All users of Birdingplaces should be aware that it is not appropriate to post sensitive bird information that could lead to disturbance of birds and that special care should be taken by sharing information on vulnerable or endangered bird species. For example, revealing the exact nesting location of an endangered species is not a good idea. Birdingplaces monitors all entries on this kind of information. If we think disturbance might occur or sensitive data are published, we will ask the user to remove the specific data from the website.

Copyright and data sharing

When you upload a birdingplace report, you agree with our policy of sharing your report with other users. All the data and images uploaded by users on our website will be covered under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). Images may, for instance, be distributed on Birdingplaces social media channels like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with appropriate credit (name of photographer). Descriptions of places including species lists and all information provided by users can be viewed and distributed entirely or in parts with appropriate credit (author name) by anybody and may be used by Birdingplaces.eu to create species lists, calculate statistics or display distribution maps.

Most of the content on Birdingplaces is generated by users. You are not permitted to use copyrighted information for that purpose. In case you are, please make sure you have permission from the copyright holder.


Birdingplaces does not store any other personal information apart from your name and email address. Your email address may be used by Birdingplaces to contact you but will not be visible to Birdingplaces users or distributed outside Birdingplaces.

Our website uses cookies to enhance user experience and to ensure the correct functioning of the website.


Birdingplaces adopts appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password and report data stored on our site. We do daily backups of all the data stored on our site. However, to the extent permitted by law, Birdingplaces will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the website.

Birdingplaces may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Such links may be set by the Birdingplaces team or by users. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.

Birdingplaces reserves the right to make changes and edit entries in order to optimize and update the info.

If you have any questions about these terms of use, the practices of this site or your dealings with this site, please contact us.

Birdingplaces may update these terms of use at any time. When we do, we will revise the date at the bottom of this page and send an email to registered users.

Terms of use were last updated on 1 December 2019