IMPORTANT: This plug-in has been discontinued. Please CONTACT ME if you are interested in seeing a new version for Lightroom 4.

Nature Data LR is a Lightroom 2 plug-in that provides species data fields on your photos, provided free of charge for you to download and use.

You can also get updates through twitter - just follow naturedataLR.

The fields provide a formal and structured approach to organising your images of natural subjects such as birds and mammals.

The plug-in adds a new metadata panel to the library module, a new dialog to manage the additonal data and an export action to add the data to keywords on exported images.

The plug-in also allows you to create dynamic collections of your photos based on families of species.

Use the links on the top right of this page to download the latest version of the plug-in and get instructions for installation and use.

Naturdata LR makes use of Phil Harvey's excellent ExifTool.

The plug-in also makes use of the International Ornithological Congress World Bird List and published bird lists by the BOU and AOU.

Please check the known issues page to see if I already know about a particular problem before telling me you found one!