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[Solved] life list

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I was recently on a trip.  I would like to know what new birds were added to my life list.   I saw 85 birds.  The reports that I generate list 85 birds on my life list, not new additions.


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Hi Rita,

Thanks for posting. There are many ways to get the info you are after. But the choices depend on which version of BD you are running (X.Y.z). It appears that you may be running v5.2 - can you confirm please.

Here are some quick routes to get your info:

  1. If you are at build 51 or later of v5.2, View Sightings will show you which species were lifers in the new Lifer column. Just pull up your recent trip sightings and have a look.
  2. You can produce a Life List Report in reverse chronological order to see if any of your recent sightings were Lifers and appear at the beginning of the report.
  3. You can produce a Sightings Report and have it highlight the Lifers for you.

There are 3 quick ways to do this.

I kind of skipped a few steps on how to build reports, so if you need help with that, simply write back and let me know. You can also watch the video tutorial on how to use the Report Designer. There is a button on the Report Designer window (F7).


Let me know,