Talk:Tag:man made=wildlife crossing

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Hello, I taged some wildlife crossings on the LGV Rhin-Rhône but they don't appear on the map. I taged them as written here. Does this tag not work? Thanks for any answer and sorry for my bad english. --Hoff1980 11:36, 8 January 2013 (UTC)

Not all kinds of features appear on every map, because the maps would be overloaded. It depends on the map purpose what is rendered and what is not. E.g. hiking routes are rendered in hiking maps but ignored in skiing maps, while for skiing maps it's the other way round. Wildlife crossings are certainly considered irrelevant for general purpose maps. All over this, the tagging is not approved. man_made=wildlife_crossing is just a proposed feature, with only ~100 occurrencies by now. Renderers ignore tags that are hardly ever used. --Fkv (talk) 05:14, 22 July 2014 (UTC)

fish ladders

Fish ladders should be waterway=* in the first place, either waterway=fish_ladder or waterway=(something else) + man_made=wildlife_crossing. You could use a subkey wildlife_crossing=* to distinguish wildlife_crossing=ecoduct, wildlife_crossing=amphibia, and wildlife_crossing=fish. --Fkv (talk) 05:14, 22 July 2014 (UTC)

Agree, they are waterways in the first place. Also, some fish_passes may be notable enough that it may make sense to draw their outline with natural=water. RicoZ (talk) 13:03, 3 August 2014 (UTC)


Maybe ecoducts should be bridge=ecoduct, or you view them as normal ground surface with tunnels beneath and use man_made=wildlife_crossing without a bridge=* tag at all. --Fkv (talk) 05:14, 22 July 2014 (UTC)