Observation not showing in 'explore' and project


These two observations do not appear when I use the ‘Explore’ interface to view my observations - search by taxon name returns ‘no results’.
They also don’t appear in a Project that all my other obs appear in - https://inaturalist.ala.org.au/projects/aldinga-bay-south-australia
However they do appear when I list my obs in ‘Edit Observations’ - search on ‘Japanese’ shows them too.

the project only accepts RG and Needs ID obs, whereas both of your observations are casual

the same goes for not appearing via explore, for which the default setting is ‘verifiable’ observations only
this links shows both of them for you: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations?place_id=any&taxon_id=343269&user_id=wamoz&verifiable=any

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Thanks Thomas …
So why do these obs have ‘casual’ status? I’ve posted them in the same way as any other of my obs.

Both of them have been marked as ‘not wild’ by Ben due to them being discarded fishing bait

Aha! Learning all the time … thanks :slightly_smiling_face:

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Thomas … a supplementary question (if you could or point me to the appropriate source).
Firstly, how do I filter for ONLY ‘Casual’ items? I realise I can turn-off ‘verifiable’ and I’ll get everything, but I only want to see my obs that are ‘casual’.
While trying to do this, I turned off ‘verifiable’ and checked ‘introduced’ - a Koala came up in the list! What would be making that happen? I looked at the ‘quality’ table for the observation but couldn’t see anything unusual.

you need to directly edit the URL. Here are your casual observations: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations?place_id=any&user_id=wamoz&verifiable=any&quality_grade=casual

note the string appended to the end: &quality_grade=casual

At the moment you have 11 casual observations:

6 marked not wild
2 which you’ve marked as the ID being as good as it gets at a rank coarser than subfamily
1 as above, but someone else marking it (I voted against that, so it’s 10 observations now)
1 as above, but it was at a level finer than genus, but didn’t have a second ID (I voted against that, now nine observations)
1 fossil

your koala observation is in an area where the population is considered to be introduced

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Thanks again Thomas … you’re a whiz!