Versions of auk, the EBD, and the eBird taxonomySource:
This package depends on the version of the EBD and on the eBird taxonomy. Use
this function to determine the currently installed version of
version of the EBD that this
auk version works with, and the version of the
eBird taxonomy included in the packages. The EBD is update quarterly, in
March, June, September, and December, while the taxonomy is updated annually
in August or September. To ensure proper functioning, always use the latest
version of the auk package and the EBD.
A list with three elements:
auk_version: the version of
ebd_version: a date object specifying the release date of the EBD version that this
aukversion is designed to work with.
taxonomy_version: the year of the taxonomy built in to this version of
auk, i.e. the one stored in ebird_taxonomy.