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  1. Saving species entry on mobile version

    It is much easier to select species from a list filtered by birds previously seen in the specific location. Unfortunately when the species added are saved, that filter is is lost when you want to add more species to the sighting, meaning you either have to filter every time you edit, or not save until you are finished adding (which could be a few hours in a location).

    Two suggestions to get around this:
    1. Keep the filters on after saving. This would probably need a change to the saved entry.

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    2. On the species entry screen, when save…

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  2. 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

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  3. Allow auto-renewing subscriptions for Europe

    European tax law has changed, adding a lot of additional paperwork for us to continue selling into Europe (outside of the United Kingdom) from our website.

    It is still possible to purchase single-year Bird Journal Premium subscriptions from our apps via the Apple AppStore or Google Play.

    Please vote for this item if you would like us to resume selling auto-renewing subscriptions or gift certificates, Europe-wide, from our website.

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  4. last years spices list, which only shows birds you have yet to spot

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

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  5. Add an option to list locations in order of distance from your current position

    This would make it much select a location, and would help prevent adding a location twice with different names. Could be linked to a database of other users sites or just include well known sites.

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  6. Add support for Code Synonym lists to mobile apps

    In order to speed up the selection of species in the field, it would be very useful to have support for the code synonym feature you have on the Windows app, which allows you to define short code aliases for species name.Users would then be able to create and share synonym lists based on standards (such as BTO and BBL) or their own lists.

    10 votes
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  7. Add a "seen" tab in the mobile app

    Since it's common to see the same species at different time during an birding session, so by adding a "Seen" tab in entry screen, we can easily and quickly add a new observation for a species already seen in the current birding session. Currently to record a seen species in the current birding session, we need to key in the name of the birds again.

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  8. Upload Custom Taxonomy

    I have a list of WA state butterflies from BOMNA that I'd like to upload so that I can have a checklist in the app. There is a Custom taxonomy form, but it appears to be for creating a single record which seems useful for single entries for new or very rare sightings, but not usefful when looking at hundreds or thousands of species. How can I bulk upload a checklist?

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  9. Filter Locations when adding entries

    When creating an entry it would be good to be able to filter the list of locations the same way you can do for adding sightings.

    I have a large number of locations and when I am looking for an existing location it is a pain to have to scroll down the list to find the one I want to use

    3 votes
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  10. Flag unlikely birds against the known distribution of the bird

    Bird Journal does many things that eBird and associated apps can't do. That's the brilliance of Bird Journal! However, a critical problem with Bird Journal is that it let you record that you saw a Siberian Jay in Central Australia. The data that Bird Journal holds contains the distribution of birds according to users. I think Bird Journal needs to use this to flag to users, "Are you sure?" If someone says, "Yes!" to seeing a Siberian Jay in Central Australia, then that observation can easily be ignored as an outlier until sufficient user sighting have to received to varify…

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  11. Bring other wildlife onto the summary screen

    I keep moth records on Bird Journal, which hugely expands its use for me.

    It would be nice to see the moth records on the summary page though.

    5 votes
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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Make the general web page more informative

    Have on your main web page about Bird Journal a link to e.g. all the countries etc that are covered, all the wildlife groups that you have covered etc. . In other words, make the page more informative????

    Michael Lenz

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  16. On mobile app, add letters to help navigage the subscriber's species list

    On the mobile app, the search bar on the right for the Add species list has letters that makes it easier to jump to the area where the species you are looking for is. The search bar for the subscriber's own species list only has dots, and you need to estimate the distance down the line to jump to the right area. Better still, if you could enable to type in letters to more accurately help with the search this would be awsome!

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  18. 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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  19. Location Photo

    The ability to enter a photo when generating a new location. This will allow the photo to be loaded when you enter the location details in your observations.

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  20. Change GeoTag default setting to OS Map Grid Reference

    When I input records of visits to me BBS 1-Km square I prefer to use an OS Map Grid Reference to the co-ordinates

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