|iBird Pro HD by Mitch Waite Group|
Rank: #186 in iPad Apps (Paid Apps)
Recent Rank Change: -13
Peak Rank: #91
Current version: 3.0
Release date: 2010-09-02
Tracked for 382 days
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IBIRD 3.0 for the iPad--the world's best-selling birding app--just got WAY better! 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. I'd like to tell you about just a few of the things we did to improve iBird.
■ DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR THE IPAD
■ INCLUDES 924 SPECIES from North America and Hawaii
■ 36 SEARCH ATTRIBUTES
■ Over 5 hours of audio bird songs and calls from the Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
■ IBIRD BLOG - Mitch Waite, publisher of iBird, writes the stories in the iBird Blog, covering topics relevant to nature and apps: ibirdblog.wordpress.com
■ Don’t take our word for it. Check out this extensive review of iBird Pro HD.
■ CONTENT - Photos and Illustrations all in true HD 720p resolution.
■ MULTIPLE BROWSE VIEWS - You can now view species in one of four browse views: Compact, Icon, Thumbnail, and Gallery.
■ SLIDESHOW - Displays our photos or illustrations randomly while playing their song or call in the background.
AWARDS and ACCOLADES for iBird:
■ WINNER: 2011 BEST APP EVER AWARD FROM 148APPS.COM
■ MACWORLD'S "BEST REFERENCE APP 2009: 4 ½ out of 5 mice."
■ O'REILLY "BEST IPHONE BIRDWATCHING APP 2009"
■ BUYER'S GUIDE TO BIRD APPS - THE TRUTH ABOUT IPHONE BIRDING APPS. FREE AT http://bit.ly/compareapps
■ Over 1,300 24-bit color high resolution hand-drawn illustrations from professional artists.
■ 2,300 24-bit photos from respected expert photographers.
■ 5 hours of audio bird songs and calls from the Macaulay Library at the Lab of Ornithology.
■ Parameter-driven decision engine for quickly identifying birds by their Shape, Color, Location, Habitat, Head Pattern, Flight Pattern, Bill Shape, Length and other attributes. Teaches you to think like an expert birder.
■ Attributes grouped into Basic, Song, Flight, Head, and Pattern related areas.
■ Play bird songs and calls to attract birds right to your iPad for easier identification, clearer photographs and more enjoyment. (1)
■ Extensive identification, behavior, and habitat information, including everything from eye color, diet, breeding, egg color, and more.
■ Full color range maps for every species.
■ Links to detailed Birdipedia pages and hundreds of Flickr photos for each bird.
■ Bookmark birds as favorites for fast access - use multiple favorite lists for keeping track of all your observations.
■ Time and date stamped Notes for each species also sync with iTunes for backup.
■ Lifetime updates to bird information.
As a standalone iPhone app, iBird does not require an Internet connection for access to the information in its database. This does mean that the application is large, so please be patient when downloading from iTunes.
(1) If you use iBird in the field, please do so responsibly. We recommend the American Birding Association's Code of Ethics (http://www.aba.org/about/ethics.html), particularly section 1(b), for guidance.