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  1. Add Bird Journal to the Android photo share menu

    Selecting a phone photo opens the share option where the image can be sent to any app that supports it, for example Gmail, Facebook, Evernote etc.
    This would enable a copy of an image on the phone to be added to a bird entry. This would be particularly useful to show habitat and weather conditions.

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      • Mobile app finds nearby eBird hotspots

        Mobile app finds nearby eBird hotspots.
        Set up the mobile app so that when initiating a checklist, it will provide a list of nearby eBird hotspots to choose from.

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        • Have different symbols for different taxon in the Entries menu

          At the moment the 'Entries' screen left hand column (the one listing dates and places) has two symbols, a bird for birds seen and a butterfly for everything else. Could it be possible to have different basic symbols for other taxon, for instance paw-print for mammal, dragonfly for dragonfly, leaf for a plant etc?

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          • Add blank rows to the end of the checklist report

            For missing species or non-bird wildlife

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            • Improve lifer & first badge presentation on the mobile apps

              It should look the same as on the desktop app in a nice orange badge, not just text.

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              • Filter - Location - A list of ALL dates for a location

                Filter for Locations - provide an option to display ALL relevant dates for the chosen site in a list.
                (Rather than 4 or 5 recent entries and then the Species Distribution Chart)

                Do not have these dates open as at present to show a complete entry
                (This will allow users to select the date they want more readily)

                Allow those dates to be clicked on to be taken through to the desired entry.

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                • Filter - Entries - A Go To Date

                  Filter - Entries

                  1) Have an option to select a specific date (faster than scrolling through lots of entries)

                  2) Show all entries on a specific date
                  (So all entries from that date can be seen irrespective of sites visited on that day)

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                  • Ability to compare actual records against potential number of records

                    The ability to report number of nights a moth is caught each month against number of nights trap run is something I manually produce on a monthly basis for key moth Families such as Sphingidae, to pass on to researchers. This data is more useful for mapping distribution / flight periods than pure count data

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                      • Allow display order of custom Observation/Entry properties to be changed

                        Currently these are displayed in the order that they were entered and cannot be changed. It would be nice to allow the ordering of these to be changed to something more logical afterwards.

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                        • Sorting everywhere

                          It should be possible to sort any list by some criteria (e.g. date, location, species, etc.), just as it is now possible to filter most lists. Sorting by multiple criteria would useful (e.g. sort entry list by location + date). Sorting also allows for grouping, at least in reports (e.g. a species report grouped by date or location). Sorting/grouping would provide some interesting analysis abilities.

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                          • Keep filter when switching between species and entry screens etc.

                            At the moment when switching between the entries view and the species view (and other reports and views too) the filters are cleared. Can we keep them on switching, please? It's only a single button press to clear them, if that's what you wanted, but it is harder work to restore them.

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                            • Prompt on logging out

                              If you accidentally log out "in the field" where there is no internet access, you are locked out of Bird Journal, until you can re-establish internet access. It would be useful if a "Are you sure you want to log out?" prompt was displayed (preferably with a default of "No")

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                              • A filter for the earliest date of a spring migrant

                                A graph showing the earliest and latest date, for each year, of each spring migrant so that it would be easy to compare.

                                13 votes
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                                • Default checklist filter by checklist location

                                  Don't count a bird against a checklist in which it has not been observed. I noticed that American Robin is already counted against my Czech Republic checklist even though I have not observed it there, but because I have seen it elsewhere. Filters can take care of this, but I find it a little odd.

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                                  • add shortcut filter for seasonal lists

                                    Would be nice to define dates for seasons in settings (winter is different in N hemisphere than in south). Then can count, filter, and compare against a winter checklist, etc. This is also nice for migration checklists and counting. Would also assist in submitting seasonal observations to local records committees.

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                                    • Provide a hybrid map view

                                      Whilst on the maps section I found I had to keep flicking between the 2 views to try and pinpoint the exact location. Could we have a hybrid option included?

                                      SUGGESTION EDITED to split out multiple suggestions:
                                      http://support.birdjournal.com/forums/262707-general/suggestions/14773815-allow-maps-to-rotate
                                      http://support.birdjournal.com/forums/262707-general/suggestions/14773911-allow-newentry-to-remember-the-date-used

                                      FEEDBACK REQUIRED: Would this be useful mostly for inputting geotags or also when browsing records?

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                                      • Allow sharing of a custom list with specific people rather than publish it.

                                        It would allow small groups to share specific lists which dont warrant a more widely published list

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                                        • Add facility to merge lists

                                          I have imported data into Bird Journal from eBird and am finding that on some occasions (due to the way the data was uploaded to eBird) I have multiple entries for the same location on the same date. There's no way to combine this data to produce the 'composite' list for the day in question.

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