Set the path to EBD text filesSource:
auk are encouraged to set the path to the directory containing the
eBird Basic Dataset (EBD) text files in the
EBD_PATH environment variable.
All functions referencing the EBD or sampling event data files will check in
this directory to find the files, thus avoiding the need to specify the full
path every time. This will increase the portability of your code. Use this
function to set
EBD_PATH in your .Renviron file; it is also possible to
manually edit the file. This function first looks for for an .Renviron
location defined by
R_ENVIRON_USER, then defaults to ~/.Renviron.
character; directory where the EBD text files are stored, e.g.
logical; should the existing
EBD_PATHbe overwritten if it has already been set in .Renviron.