World Bird Database?

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Subject: World Bird Database?
From: "Peter Shute" <>
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2007 12:58:14 +1100
I asked a similar question a while ago (see
g00050.html).  I'm using J-Bird, which is free and good, but a little
weird.  Getting a Christidis & Boles checklist into it wasn't easy at
all, and I spent a lot of time fiddling around extracting lists from pdf
files and manipulating them in Excel in order to import them into the

It seems like a lot of people use Birdinfo, which isn't free, but is
apparently very good and set up ready to go for Australian birds.  I
assume you get a world checklist too, but I've never used it.  Can any
users comment on that?

 wrote on Tuesday, 6 March 2007 11:40

> Can anyone recommend a computer database for the birds of the world
> that is VERY user-friendly.  All my sitings are scattered between a
> variety of guidebooks and hand written notes and MOST unmanageable/

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