Monday, July 6, 2020

The World's Premier Listing Software
for Birders and Naturalists!

Celebrating 25 Years Serving Birders
and Naturalists around the World!

Version 5.1 - Released 12 JUN 2019!

Version 5.1 is Here!

New Features

For a complete list of new features, please click here.


For complete pricing information, please see the Online Store page here.

Purchasing, Installing and Licensing version 5.1 for 3.x, 4.x & 5.0 Users

  1. Be sure you are registered and logged-on to this web site. If you have forgotten your username for this site, simply register again.
  2. Purchase the correct Upgrade license on the Purchase >> Online Store page, under the Program/User Licenses TAB.
    1. Click on the Check Out button.
    2. There is a link if you have forgotten your username or password. Or email and request assistance.
    3. Complete the Checkout process.
  3. After purchasing the correct license in step #2 above, you will be given a License ID and password; and email'd a copy of the invoice containing the same information.
  4. Go to the Downloads >> Downloads page on this web site and start your installation of version 5.1 by clicking on the Install button for Network Installation for version 5.1.
  5. After installation
    1. Start Birder's Diary 5.1 by right-clicking on the desktop icon and choosing run as administrator. (NOTE: This is only required to activate the user license for Birder's Diary.)
      A database upgrade will take place now and this may take several minutes before you see the Birder's Diary main window.
    2. The License Information window should come up and say you are in Demo Mode. If it does not, select Help | License Info from the main menu.
    3. Click on Unlock Now
    4. Enter your 5.1 License ID and password and click Ok.

*Note: If you receive a message during license activation to the effect of "exceeded activation allotment", then please send e-Mail to stating that you are receiving this error. Include your License IDs. We will reset your allotment and you will be able to complete the activation. In the meantime, Birder's Diary will be completely functional.

You have now purchased, installed and licensed your new Version 5.1. Congratulations!

Birding Software Reviews and other news... review of Listing Software. - Tuesday, October 11, 2016
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ABA's "Birding" Magazine review! - Tuesday, October 11, 2016
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Birder's Diary provides prizes to many annual birding festivals and events. - Tuesday, July 30, 2013
For years, Birder's Diary has provided prizes in the form of free licenses to annual birding festivals and events. Just a few of which include Tucson Audubon Birdathon, ABA Young Birder of the Year, ABA Photo Quizzes, and many more.