A user is repeatedly uploading the same image* as separate observations and appears to also be uploading the same organism as multiple observations. Comments are being made on this behavior, but the user does not appear to be responding. In the week since they joined iNaturalist they have uploaded 577 observations using the iPhone app (which suggests this is not a botanist batch uploading pre-existing collections). The user has made no identifications according to their profile. I could go through and repeatedly copy and paste the common responses, but the user does not appear to have responded to existing comments to combine observations (apps don’t surface comments?) What is the appropriate response/action? Or is there something I am missing/misconstruing?
- Edit: Sequencing the photos reveals that the images are not quite exactly identical, as if the user were using some sort of multiple shot sequence. The leaf positions are slightly different shot to shot. Perhaps I am misinterpreting an iPhone photo bug?