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  1. Allow 'in the field changes to species' Position/Time on iPhone/Android

    Having just returned from Brazil I had several occasions where I inadvertently added the wrong bird species in using live position/time. Later in the day(s) I was informed of the errors, and whilst I could add in the correct species for that day I could not remove the other 'incorrect' species in the field as I would loose the time/position it was seen to add to the correct species with the same position/time. It would be REALLY helpful to have the ability to 'modify in the field' the species you initially entered and replace it correctly without having to add…

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  2. Re-postition species name within an entry

    When you select entries and then on a specific entry, consider having the species name at the top (rather than it saying 'Entry' above where that date etc is located. You can view the species name more easily and also with the species name at the bottom currently, the text is too cramped and is overexposed on top of species count and Good view etc.

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  3. Enter a checklist for Birds Of Florida or even the USA.

    Is it possible to have a Florida specific or USA list rather than using the whole world list?

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  5. Oceans of World added as Parent Location

    As a cruiser I have records of many seabird species from Antarctica to Arctic. Having Ocean as Parent it would be easier to place eg Bering Sea in Pacific.

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  6. Only display the parent location, allow user to click to display any nested locations

    I have hundreds of locations all in a nice hierarchical structure. For example, In the United States (the parent), hierarchy is broken down state, county, city etc. Instead of scrolling through hundreds of locations, how about clicking United States, scrolling to find Wyoming, click to open up Wyoming, scroll to Laramie County, click Laramie County, then click Medicine Bow National Forest. This is how Windows File Explorer works. I do not programs that expand all nested data automatically. Programs that do I wonder why I waste my time with a nested database structure.

    One problem with "barfing out" all of…

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  7. 3 votes
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  8. 5 votes
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  9. Increment count in App

    I am using the android app for survey entry in the field (yay notebook never leaves pocket!!). It would be extremely useful once a species is entered in an entry to have a increment button in the entry list to simply add to the count for a selected item in the species list as a new bird is encountered rather than having to enter the species and change the count.

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  10. Metric values

    In countries using the metric system such as Australia it would be extremely useful to be able to select metric values rather than converting acres to hectares and miles to kilometres. Its sometimes just a little frustrating..

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  11. Show species counts on entry summary screen for non-bird species

    As well as birds, I also record butterflies, moths and mammals in the journal. For entries containing no bird species the words '0 bird species' give no indication of what is recorded within the entry. Could it be modified to show what has actually been recorded? - eg. 3 bird, 2 butterfly, 1 mammal species? Or 0 bird, 8 butterfly species?

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  12. Make no. of individuals an easy edit to a saved entry on the mobile app.

    To save time in the field I usually put 'observed', adding no. of individuals by editing the entry on the Mac later at home. If I could access just my entry species list on the app I'd be able to do this at the conclusion of each survey.

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  13. Group entry - this is a modification on the shared entry but it works as a top down rather than bottom up. A push rather than pull.

    A modification of shared entry but in a push fashion. All the members of a group that want to participate share their email addressed with the leader. As the data is entered it becomes available to those who shared their information for them to choose to pull it down. It is a one-off and potentially more secure and a good selling point should tour companies go this way.

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  14. Date picker looks backwards (not forwards)

    On the date picker, when you click on the date, it brings up a screen that has 3 1/2 years of months making it easier to select a date but the dates start on the current year and go forwards 3 1/2 years.

    I can't imagine there would be any requirement to add sightings in the future. At the moment I have to scroll backwards with my mouse wheel which is only a small problem but it would speed the input up, and makes sense, to have the current year and the previous 3 1/2 years to pick from (rather…

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  15. Have more common locations and hotspots already available

    This would be via location packs in the library. We'd install "Location Packs" relevant to you.

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  16. Better Location Support

    One of the things that seems strange to me about Bird Journal is that notating locations seems incredibly tedious, perhaps I'm missing something, but when you add a new entry and you want to put a location, it would be great if this field synced with Google Maps and found the location as you typed it in. Instead I actually have to manually add each location I go to in a completely separate area first? This seems like an incredibly archaic interface.

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  17. Customisable Toggle switches?

    Wouldn't mind the option to set Toggle switches differently, for instance so that 'Good View' defaulted to Yes rather than No.

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  18. Printing data

    Have the means of printing a report/list of sightings to paper via a word doc or rtf that is more economical with paper more like Avisys used to do.

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  19. upload photos under species tab

    Under the species list tab, the ability to add photos to a particular species without having to create a new entry.

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  20. Provide a way to enter time other than military time with the option to selection AM/PM

    It would nice to have the option of selecting regular time vs. military time and a check box for AM/PM.

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