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[Solved] Life list that DOES include lifelist-disabled sightings

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I want to reconcile eBird lists to Birder's Diary lists. eBird lists include spuhs. But I have each spuh lifelist-disabled in BD.

I would like to have a report for the year, say, that has only one line for each species, including spuhs, slashes, or anything else I have set as lifelist disabled). I suppose I could temporarily "turn on" a spuh in the Thing table, or wherever that is, but that would be too much trouble.

Is there an easy way to do that? And I suppose that means writing some SQL, which is not easy.

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Hi David,

Are you just looking for a simple list of all sightings for Disctinct Things seen this year, regardless of life-list-disabled setting? Including Subspecies, Spush, Slashes, etc.?

Then the Trip Report is the right thing.

Here are some example sightings where I have setup a Slash and a Spuh in the Reptiles taxonomy.

Then I entered sightings for each as well as species and subspecies.

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Setup your report columns to sort and display the data the way you want.

Then I get something like this...

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Let me know if this doesn't work for you. There are other possibilities also, but vary depending on what you want out of it.

Let me know. 

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Well, I see now that eBird does not show spuhs in its count. It separates them under a different heading. But the idea you give me I think will be useful, as a quick look at everything I have entered. Thank you.

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