Welcome to Birder's Diary v5.2




Birder's Diary version 5.2 is the most advanced listing and record keeping program available today for birders, and indeed, all naturalists! Birder's Diary has been serving the birding community World-wide since 1995 and continues to grow in features and usability all the time.


Quick Start Guide - Do not start without reading this!

I know you are excited to start using Birder's Diary. The place to start is in the Quick Start section of this online help guide. It will lead you through the basic steps of adding sightings, viewing your sightings, editing them and then producing several different reports. The basics of Birder's Diary! This is a MUST to get the most out of Birder's Diary and get up and running quickly.


Activating your Licenses

If you are currently running Birder' s Diary in demo mode to evaluate it, then there is nothing for you to do here. If you have purchased licenses however, then to activate your copy of Birder's Diary, please see the  topic - Activating Your Birder's Diary Licenses. Note: when activating your licenses in Windows Vista or later, you must start Birder's Diary by right-clicking on the desktop icon and choosing "Run as admin".


Technical Support or Questions

Getting Help in Birder's Diary is easy; click here image\OPEN.gif to read all about it.

For prompt and courteous responses to issues that cannot be resolved via the help features in Birder's Diary, please post your question or problem in the appropriate Support Forum.



Thank you for your purchase of the World's Premier Listing and Record Keeping Program for birders and naturalists. I promise to listen to your needs, assist you with your issues and to keep improving and enhancing Birder's Diary to meet your current and future needs!

Jeff J Jones