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Description

Bird Journal is the best way to record, explore and share your bird & wildlife observations and experiences. It has thousands of users across the world and works on a variety of devices.

Start keeping a record of your bird & wildlife observations now with a free account.

RECORD ANYTHING
Enter bird & wildlife observations, photos*, habitat and more with customisable data entry. Bird Journal's growing library contains hundreds of checklists and taxonomies, with over 100,000 species and subspecies worldwide.

EXPLORE YOUR RECORDS
Enjoy looking back through your data with beautiful entry reports, species lists, graphs**, maps**, reports** & photos. Search instantly by date, species, location & more.

SHARE YOUR RECORDS
Export or print records and species lists for use anywhere*. eBird and BirdTrack systems are fully supported, so you can conveniently contribute to conservation efforts*.

ACCESS ANYWHERE
Access and enter your records on any supported device or computer. Data is stored on each device, meaning you always have access even when on the move, in the field or abroad.

REMEMBER FOREVER
Never lose your data. Everything added to Bird Journal is safely and securely stored in Bird Journal's cloud. If you lose your device or your computer malfunctions, simply sign back in to your account to carry on from where you left off.

BRING YOUR DATA
Get started quickly by importing existing records from any other system or app*. eBird, BirdTrack & Wildlife Recorder records can be imported directly.

* Requires the free desktop version of Bird Journal.
** Requires an upgrade to a Bird Journal Premium account.

 Free in Google Play

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Version History

Launched Dec 23, 2013 (about 5 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.

May 30
2018
(Current)
Version Varies with device

Make opt-in to news and offers explicit.

Sep 19
2017
Version v.2017.09.19

General fixes and improvements

Sep 10
2017
Version v.2017.09.11

This update fixes crashes when working offline / without internet. It also makes backup upload more reliable.

Nov 22
2016
Version v.2016.11.22

This update fixes crashes when working offline / without internet. It also makes backup upload more reliable.

Nov 21
2016
Version v.2016.11.21

This update fixes a few problems users have encountered.

Nov 05
2016
Version v.2016.11.05

This update fixes a few problems users have encountered.

Nov 04
2016
Version v.2016.11.04

Now Even More Free!
Many previously premium features are now available to everyone:
- Input of worldwide
birds
- Input of non-bird wildlife
- Filtering (e.g. to see year/location lists or to find all entries where
you've seen a particular species)
The Bird Journal Android app is now completely unrestricted!

Jul 25
2016
Version v.2016.07.24

Now Even More Free!
Many previously premium features are now available to everyone:
- Input of worldwide
birds
- Input of non-bird wildlife
- Filtering (e.g. to see year/location lists or to find all entries where
you've seen a particular species)
The Bird Journal Android app is now completely unrestricted!

Jul 24
2016
Version v.

Now Even More Free!
Many previously premium features are now available to everyone:
- Input of worldwide
birds
- Input of non-bird wildlife
- Filtering (e.g. to see year/location lists or to find all entries where
you've seen a particular species)
The Bird Journal Android app is now completely unrestricted!

Jul 07
2016
Version v.2016.07.07

Update 23rd May 2016:
Added taxonomic updates support
Improved reliability of communication with our
systems
Various bug fixes

May 26
2015
Version v.2015.05.26

Update 25th May 2015:
Fixed occasional freezing while adding/editing entries on Samsung devices running the
Lollipop update.
Fixed rare crash while adding/editing entries.
Probably fixed another rare crash while
adding/editing entries.
Added extra error checking to track down an occasional crash at startup.

May 12
2015
Version v.4.1.1776

Update 11th May 2015:
Fixed non-english characters being replaced by ?? when cancelling an edit
Possible
fix for crashes after updating to a newer version of Android
Possible fix for occasional crashes checking for newer
versions, when using a beta/test version
Updated some core technologies to hopefully fix crashes for selected
devices when updated to Android Lollipop

Apr 13
2015
Version 4.1.1768

Bird Journal is the best way to record, explore and share your bird & wildlife observations and experiences. It has thousands of customers across the world and works on a variety of devices.

Start keeping a record of bird observations around you now with a free account.


RECORD ANYTHING
Enter bird & wildlife* observations, photos**, habitat and more with customisable data entry. Bird Journal's growing library contains hundreds of checklists and taxonomies, with over 100,000 species and subspecies worldwide*.


EXPLORE YOUR RECORDS
Enjoy looking back through your data with beautiful entry reports, species lists, graphs*, maps* & photos. Search instantly by date, species, location & more*.


SHARE YOUR RECORDS
Export or print records and species lists for use anywhere**. eBird and BirdTrack systems are fully supported, so you can do your bit for science and conservation**.


ACCESS ANYWHERE
Access and enter your records on any supported device or computer. Data is stored on each device, meaning you always have access even when on the move, in the field or abroad.


REMEMBER FOREVER
Never lose your data. Everything added to Bird Journal is safely and securely stored in Bird Journal's cloud. If you lose your device or your computer malfunctions, simply sign back in to your account to carry on from where you left off.


BRING YOUR DATA
Get started quickly by importing existing records from any other system or app**. eBird, BirdTrack & Wildlife Recorder records can be imported directly.


* Requires an upgrade to a Bird Journal Premium account.
** Requires the free desktop version of Bird Journal.

Mar 18
2015
Version v.4.1.1757

Feb 20
2015
Version v.4.1.1743

Feb 07
2015
Version v.4.1.1734

Dec 17
2014
Version 4.1.1663

Bird Journal is the best way to record, explore and share your bird & wildlife observations and experiences. It has thousands of customers across the world and works on a variety of devices.

Start keeping a record of bird observations around you now with a free account.


RECORD ANYTHING
Enter bird & wildlife* observations, photos**, habitat and more with customisable data entry. Bird Journal's growing library contains hundreds of checklists and taxonomies, with over 100,000 species and subspecies worldwide*.


EXPLORE YOUR RECORDS
Enjoy looking back through your data with beautiful entry reports, species lists, graphs*, maps* & photos. Search instantly by date, species, location & more*.


SHARE YOUR RECORDS
Export or print records and species lists for use anywhere**. eBird and BirdTrack systems are fully supported, so you can do your bit for science and conservation**.


ACCESS ANYWHERE
Access and enter your records on any supported device or computer. Data is stored on each device, meaning you always have access even when on the move, in the field or abroad.


REMEMBER FOREVER
Never lose your data. Everything added to Bird Journal is safely and securely stored in Bird Journal's cloud. If you lose your device or your computer malfunctions, simply sign back in to your account to carry on from where you left off.


BRING YOUR DATA
Get started quickly by importing existing records from any other system or app**. eBird, BirdTrack & Wildlife Recorder records can be imported directly.


* Requires an upgrade to a Bird Journal Premium account.
** Requires the free desktop version of Bird Journal.

Dec 14
2014
Version v.4.1.1658

Oct 16
2014
Version v.4.0.1623

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