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  1. Automatically empty search field after a species has been added to the entries

    After you have pressed the 'done' button, to add a species to the observations, it would be convenient if the search field was emptied automatically, so you can start a new search right away

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  2. View photos on iOS & Android

    Allow photos added using the desktop version of Bird Journal to be viewed on the iPhone/iPad/Android versions.

    64 votes
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  3. Lists

    Being a person who keeps lists a facility to create a list of seen wildlife be it Geographic, circumstances. This would include Country, County Local Patch etc. I actually note wildlife I see from aircraft [sad I know] so I miss this facitlity.

    7 votes
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  4. 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.

    34 votes
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  5. 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.

    or

    2. On the species entry screen, when save…

    1 vote
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  6. 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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  7. 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.

    2 votes
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  8. 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?

    12 votes
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  9. last years spices list, which only shows birds you have yet to spot

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

    14 votes
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  10. Export to PDF

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

    9 votes
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  11. 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.

    2 votes
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  12. 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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  13. Save graphs and photos

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

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  14. 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.

    2 votes
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  15. 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?

    5 votes
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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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