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  1. Format tools

    It would be useful if in the text entry fields of Bird Journal (Notes, weather, etc.) if there were some basic formatting tools e.g. bold type, italics, underscore and particularly, if you are area a poor typist like myself, a spellcheck function.

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    • Scientific Names on Mobile version

      At present the mobile version only shows common names for species. Given that there is no standard common name list (some species have multiple common names, some common names apply to multiple species) it would be helpful to show the scientific name in the species entry page to avoid confusion. Ability to search on scientific name would be better yet.

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      • On the Android App

        i think the bird count dial would be better if it was like a calculator keyboard

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        • Allow customise Species Progress graphs on summary page

          It would be useful to be able to customise the graph on the Summary Page as I have little use for birds seen last day, last month etc so would like to take them off. However I would like fields like UK list, European list etc. Having facilities to customise this will be great as people can get the counts they want as soon as they go into the program.

          32 votes
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          • Route tracking

            Allow Bird Journal to track your route when recording on the mobile apps. The route should then be shown on the entry report on all apps, including the desktop apps.

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            • Export/synch to MapMate

              I'd like to export records easily to the Essex Field Club, which has the ability to sync MapMate data. See link:http://www.essexfieldclub.org.uk/portal/p/Essex+species+data

              Many other recording schemes apparently use this system.I think Bird Journal has an easier to use interface, but would like the ability to easily transfer records across.

              4 votes
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              • On the species enquiry screen the ability to increase the size of the drop down box so you can see all the records

                On the species enquiry screen the ability to increase the size of the drop down box so you can see all the records

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                • allow easier linking of video and audio files as is case with photos

                  its great uploading pictures with records and would be great to be able to link videos and sound recordings in same way

                  32 votes
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                  • Date range on entries

                    Allow to add an entry for a date range rather than a single date. This would be helpful when adding records where for example, only the year is known. Also when adding records from a multi-day trip.

                    8 votes
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                    • Export to National Biodiversity Network / iRecord

                      Similar to BirdTrack & eBird support, add support for exporting records to the National Biodiversity Network

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                      • Save graphs and photos

                        Make it possible to save or export the graphs and photos shown when looking through Bird Journal.

                        7 votes
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                        • Allow import/copy-paste on the taxonomy edit screen

                          Currently, you have to add data to the taxonomy editor by hand. It would be great to be able to import or copy-paste from a website/spreadsheet.

                          46 votes
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                            We’re considering if we can make a basic form of this available fairly soon.

                            This may mean accepting only a predefined format that we’d have samples for.

                            Now that all library content is available to everyone this feature is even more valuable.

                            Justin

                          • Most species in one day

                            When we click on "Summary" we are shown, among other things, the "Most species in one day". I would love it if in the "Entries section, you could select a year, location, month etc and be given the "Most species in one Day" for the selected criteria. What was my biggest day at a particular site? What was my biggest day in March 2013?

                            10 votes
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                            • last years spices list, which only shows birds you have yet to spot

                              Shows you which bird spices you have not seen this year.

                              11 votes
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                              • Export to PDF

                                It would be nice to export each years sightings. Including photos, to PDF.

                                9 votes
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                                • Species seen since...

                                  In the mobile version we have birds seen this year, this month and this week (but not a day list!) It would be more useful if we could specify a start date for a species count, which would allow us to do trip counts, that don't necessarily start on the first day of a month! It would be even better if we could filter to get the species themselves (although that looks a bit like another suggestion, which is more general).

                                  2 votes
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                                  • Add photos on iOS & Android

                                    Allow to take photos on the iPhone/iPad/Android apps, and add them to your journal

                                    13 votes
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                                    • HBW Taxonomy

                                      Add support for the HBW Taxonomy in Bird Journal.

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                                      • 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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                                        • Group by family in the checklist report

                                          Species are currently sorted alphabetically or taxonomically as per settings, but not grouped.

                                          Should this be an option? Should we group by family even when sorting alphabetically? (I think so)

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