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  1. 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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    • 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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        • 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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          • 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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            • 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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              • 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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                • Revert to v4 photo thumbnails displayed by month

                  In v5 you can only see a narrow strip of photo thumbnails on LH side. In previous versions, it was possible to see all the photos for a relevant month at once and the ability to scroll through many rows of thumbnails at a time. Thus; you can see at a glance the quality birds you saw (or not) that month: or, just scroll through the years and reminisce ..

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                    • 4 votes
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                      • 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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                        • 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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                          • 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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                            • 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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                              • 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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                                • 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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                                  • 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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                                    • Individual species graph

                                      At the moment it is possible to compare members of a family ie:- Thrushes.
                                      It would be nice if I could compare sightings of one species ie:- Blackbird from one month to another for the same site.

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                                      • 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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                                        • drag and drop species to sub species

                                          You have been on a trip added all your birds, you get home now you want to move them to sub species. At the moment this is a very slow job.

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