Add searchable text descriptions to images individually or in groups.
Free-form 'Set Description' to group your activities, Individual 'Image Description' for specifics on one photo, and generic Remarks for additional comments. Text tool allows previous entries to be easily copied or edited for reuse." Photos can easily be found and sorted by the provided text.
With the attribute tags, you can quickly and painlessly tag your observations with one or more of the many pre-defined attributes.
Create your own tags, and sort to your preferred order. Commonly used tags are presented for easy selection. Filters let you find images by attribute.
Click to rate images based on both Quality and Value. Easily find your most beautiful pictures or your most valuable rare sightings.
Not Sure of what you saw? Mark as Unknown, and easily come back to it later to determine the identification. You can add one or more possible species in your taxonomy list, and be comfortable that you can get back to figure them out at your leisure.
Unsure of the ID? Search the web for likely candidates by common or scientific name as it appears in the checklist. Use the power of the internet to ease identification.
Configuration options allow you to define the default search engine to meet your preferences.
Whimbrel BIRD offers basic image editing tools to crop and edit your images to your liking.
Want more sophisticated tools? Launch your preferred image editor and go! Your original image is always retained allowing you to revert at any time.
A picture has no value if you can't find it! Whimbrel BIRD provides a rich set of filtering criteria so you can find the images you want, fast.
Easily mark non-bird observations, and use user-defined attribute tags or Remarks to ID common non-bird categories. Define the categories you're interested in and go. Add customized descriptors to customize your database to meet your requirements!
Possible Future Features
These are the future features we are considering for future releases of Whimbrel BIRD:
- Slideshows and photo albums
- Additional identification tools
- Location and seasonally based filtering and hints
- Export location maps, to Google Earth or other possibilities
- Advanced image editing capabilities
- User loading of other checklists including regional taxonomies
- Ability to migrate data between systems, such as a laptop for field use and a desktop for the primary archive
- Whimbrel Blog and Photo Sharing
Tell us what features you would like to see!