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  1. Provide separate checklists for Eastern and Western North America

    I like to use paper checklists in the field where cellular service is iffy. The full North American checklist prints out at 27 pages. Generating East and West checklists would require that North American birds be regionally tagged in the database, and they would need to have more than one region as there is overlap for some birds that appear in both regions.

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    • Ability to sort Firsts report by species

      Being able to change the sort order to "by species" would be very helpful for a quick overview, rather than having to open each species in the Species list.

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      • Create property "Exclude"

        Create a special property "Exclude" that removes a record from all totals, badges etc. This would allow people to include thins like heard-only, NTVs, escapes etc., but not have them added to totals etc.

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          • 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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            • Manually change gps-plot and time in the apps!

              Add the possibility to manually change gps-plot and time in the apps!

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              • Allow choosing another similar or nearby site for a filtered checklist option

                It is very much easier using a checklist when you already have entries for the site. If you expect a very similar range of species at a new site, this would help on early visits.

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                • Selecting an observation in checklist view

                  When in checklist view in BJ5 beta, entering a species code in the Search field will filter the checklist column to show just that species, but then selecting that species requires the user to click or tap that specific item in the checklist column. Instead, when the checklist has been filtered to a single entry in this way, it should be possible to select it by simply hitting enter, as it is in non-checklist view

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                  • Allow for Genus or "Group" level observations

                    For larger flocks of Gulls or Geese allow for an observation of Larus spp. or Branta spp. (or some similar, lower level identification). This would allow for better integration with eBird and data collection.

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                    • Provide a link to allow registered users to download the latest version of the software

                      The website is not clear where you should go to get the download. I have just logged on and received an error message saying sync has failed and i should download the latest version but where is it?

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                      • Show Lat/Long on Geotagged Photo's in Photo Information.

                        I have a camera that geotags photo's. Allow the geotag information to be shown in the photo information.

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                        • Consolidate entries of same Date and Location

                          When I imported from another database, separate entries were created for the same date and location due to different property fields being assigned (such as singing, photograph, heard only). It would be nice to consolidate multiple entries to a single entry.

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                          • Is it possible to search for your "biggest day"? or biggest week? or biggest month?

                            Is it possible to have the database show your "biggest day" with date? or biggest week? or biggest month?

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                            • create internal social networking

                              it would be nice to be able to add friends and see on your app what birds they are adding to their app as well. Like the untapped beer app but for birds

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                              • Summary Page addition

                                On the Summary Page under Species Progress can you add a line for a user defined category that would be selected from any of the defined locations. This would allow the user to track a life count for a state or province, country or any other specific location of special interest to the user.

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                                • Easier selection of historical dates

                                  In the desktop application, it’d be more convenient if the new Entry screen defaulted to the last date the user selected, rather than today’s date. That way, when entering a sequence of historical records, you would not have to scroll through the calendar repeatedly at the start of each entry. It could still default to today when the program is first opened.

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                                  • Export to Artsobservasjoner

                                    Make it possible to export to excel in the format that is used in Artsdatabanken/Artsobservasjoner: https://www.artsobservasjoner.no/Download/SightingTemplate

                                    I've sent you a simplified version of the file.

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                                    • Annotate species progress (analysis feature) graph with entries

                                      The species progress graph in the graphs analysis section (not the summary screen) shows points to allow precise values to be seen on hover.

                                      Ideally it would be possible to hover anywhere on the line to see a tooltip, and points would refer to individual (or multiple) entries as annotations. Hovering over them would show a details and allow linking to them.

                                      The original design included this behaviour, but it was not included in the most recent update to this graph, as it was considerably more work:
                                      https://twitter.com/Bird_Journal/status/752965475399852032

                                      Feel free to vote if you'd like to see this.

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                                      • Filterable Maps for iOS and Android

                                        Add filterable maps to the mobile apps, like those found on the Windows desktop version of Bird Journal, so you can easily visualise where you've been birding, where you've seen certain species or taken photos.

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                                        • Date range filtering for mobile apps

                                          Allow a range of dates, not just year & month, to be selected when filtering in the mobile apps.

                                          It is currently only possible to do this using the version 5 full software.

                                          The same flexibility in terms of: year to year, year-month to year-month and exact date ranges should be available.

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