The ibird ultimate guide to birds app can be used on your ipod touch, ipad, and iphone to identify birds, read about them, listen to their callssongs, and even store your own photos. The stunning and complete ibird pro hd for apples ipad is a fantastic app. The audubon bird guide is a free and complete field guide to over 800 species of north american birds, right in your pocket. With this breath of features and depth of solid information, ibird explorer pro for iphone 3. Besides the fact that ibird was the first birding app for the iphone released in 2008, it of. We really regret this as its unfair to all the people who spent their hardearned money to buy ibird plus and ibird ultimate with the expectation these apps would continue to be updated in the future. I initially bought ibird pro in one of its earlier versions for one reason and one reason only.
As i pen another guest post for the ibb, i first want to catch our readers up a bit. Use es file explorer to delete the ibird android database migrating favorites and notes bam and percevia. Three that stick out among the competition are the ibird pro, the birdseye and the audubon field guide to north american birds applications. While the ibird pro guide to birds and its counterpart ibird united kingdom and ireland app are normally fairly pricey, there are free, lite versions of both apps that let you check out these apps for a subset sample of birds, and there are also less expensive versions that only cover specific regions of the u. It is designed specifically for the 126 species of garden and yard birds found in north america and hawaii and an additional 144 species of common birds most birders are likely to. If you are not sure youll need these features you can try ibird pro, a less expensive app which offers both these as inapp features you can buy at any time.
For example, unlike all other birding apps, ibird offers both illustrations and. Paramount for birders is being able to identify the species theyre seeing and hearing, and the ibird pro app lets them do just that. You can also read a searching in ibird post from the discussion at the. Kiki takes us birding with a cool new iphone app ibird pro. The members here are great at helping to identify birds, but there isnt a lot of technical know how shared here. This is an iphone ipod touch app running under os 3. If i was going out looking for a rarity or even just for a bird that i hadnt seen or heard in awhile i would play the songs and, especially, the chip notes prior to getting into the field to ensure that if the bird called i would recognize it. Handheld field guide to birds of north america for iphone, ipod touch, ipad, android, kindle and windows 8 with powerful decision engine.
Buy ibird guide to birds of north america microsoft store. I like ibird so much that ive purchased it for both my android and ios devices. Mitch waites ibird pro hd is the ipadonly bigger brother to the handy pocketsized version that has been my favorite birding app and constant iphone companion for the last couple of years. So here is my expert take on 10 iphone birding apps audubon birds, ibird pro, national geographic birds, peterson birds, and sibley eguide to birds and two newer additions, birdseye north america, merlin, the newish ebird app and the old kindle app all are also available on android phones and the larger, tablet format.
Great descriptions, great illustrations, great photographs yes, some are mine and even calls are included in this application. Whens the last time you were able to get apple to replace your iphone because it could not longer be updated with ios. If youd like to move to this new version of ibird lite, simply install this new 12. It offers comprehensive identification, behavior, habitat and ecology information, twice as many search attributes as ibird plus guide to birds, handdrawn illustrations, professional photographs, range maps, and playable calls for 944 north american and hawaiian bird species. It has everything that i need to know to identify birds while in the field. The only solution for ibird ultimate and plus customers was to buy ibird pro as a new purchase. You can enjoy seeking knowledge on thousands of bird species with this one app. Download this app from microsoft store for windows 10, windows 8. Here are some of the latest and greatest 2020 birding apps for iphone, ipod touch, ipad and android. It is an amazing application for anyone with an idevice and even the smallest interest in birds. While ibird provides field guide information such as the overview of the bird and a range map, a separate ibird app e. I like the way i can quickly scroll back and forth between similar species, and the similar sounding list is very useful. See price drops for the ios universal app ibird pro guide to birds.
It offers comprehensive identification, behavior, habitat and ecology information, twice as many search attributes as ibird plus, handdrawn illustrations, professional photographs, range maps with 37 subspecies range maps, and playable calls for 940 north american and hawaiian bird species. With the ibird pro s avian matching system you can search for birds by color, location, shape, habitat or any one of our 37 identification field marks to find your bird ibird ultimate also has 37 search attributes while ibird plus has 21 search attributes. It is, so far, totally unique apart from its ibird siblings, more on that later as an interactive field guide with songs and calls, exhaustive reference, and powerful search engine for iphone touch carrying birders in the. A very nice feature with these itunes apps, is that they come with mutliuser licenses 5 computers off the same account, so that i have both loaded to. Like rabbits or maybe we should say starlings, good ideas seem to multiply with each collaboration that robert mortensen and i undertake. Universal ios app for the iphone, ipod touch, and ipad. The iap features lets you search for birds in various search filters. In addition to an extensive catalog, ibird pro can identify birds with both audio clips and photos taken with the users device, either online or.
Built for all experience levels, it will help you identify the birds around you, keep track of the birds youve seen, and get outside to find new birds near you. Identify any bird of north america instantly with ibird pro guide to birds, the worlds best field guide to birds. Whether you are an experienced birder or a beginner at birding, ibird pro is. In other words ultimate and plus owners could not update to this new consolidated app and get credit for their purchase. Unlike other iphone apps, ibird includes most of the popular birds of the hawaiian islands and is completely up to date with the 2017 aou and aba checklists. The application ibird pro guide to birds was published in the category reference on mar 27, 2009 and was developed by mitch waite group. Jeffery battersby is a very smalltime actor, it manager, and regular contributor to.
This page describes the latest version of ibird pro for ios, version 12. But there is one major problem that makes it impossible to. Whether you are an experienced birder or a beginner at birding, ibird lite is completely up to date with. This latest version of ibird is now compatible with the new ios 5 and comes with a host of exciting new features which take it even further beyond all current birding apps. You can find the app in the apple itunes app store. My apple favorites disappeared after i updated ibird. While ibird pro 2 has a huge database of birds the app, at least for the kindle or android phone, is limited. So for example if you are using ibird pro north america and want to copy your lists from dropbox to icloud the path for dropbox will be. Peterson birds of north america and ibird pro hd macworld.489 461 308 657 87 872 578 982 187 1536 804 647 667 1264 826 1181 49 2 716 1332 148 1351 792 948 641 390 918 881 978 604 1063 525 782 16 877 1029