How can I batch edit my IDs using cmd prompt or api or similar?

There’s a cryptic mention here that this may be possible. My IDs for Florida Terrapene carolina were all incorrectly batch changed to just the genus and I’d like to correct these if iNaturalist doesn’t do so.

you can adapt the same idea from https://forum.inaturalist.org/t/bulk-selection-of-observations-to-add-to-a-project/1747/70 (and subsequent posts in that thread).

i didn’t do any testing, but based on the API documentation, the core required request would be something like:

curl "https://api.inaturalist.org/v1/identifications" -X "POST" -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "Accept: application/json" -H "Authorization: %jwt%" -d "{\"identification": {\"observation_id\": %observation_id%, \"taxon_id\": %taxon_id%, \"current\": true, \"body\": \"%comment%\"}"

(i assume body and current are optional, but i didn’t test.)

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