Description■ NEW UPDATE VERSION 3.0.8.
■ SEE http://tinyurl.com/ibird-pro308
■ If you have install issues delete iBird_Yard folder before updating
■ Extraction no longer fails on OS 2.X
■ Extraction takes < 3 minutes, Validation < 6 seconds
■ Reviews before 2-25-13 did not use latest version
■ Why won't iBird work on OS < 2.3.3 - http://tinyurl.com/ibird-missing
■ NEW VERSION 3.0 USES GOOGLE'S DOWNLOAD SERVICE - Based on the standard Google API for large databases. First downloads a ZIP version of database then extracts the database.
■ Watch the new video below
■ IBIRD PRO 2011 BEST APP EVER AWARD WINNER
NEW FEATURES OF IBIRD YARD PLUS VERSION 3 INCLUDE
■ All screens optimized for tablets - illustrations, photos and range maps fill the screen.
■ Audio bird songs and calls from the Macaulay Library at the Lab of Ornithology.
■ See how 5 most popular birding apps stack up: http://bit.ly/compareapps
■ Visit our web site iBird.com for full more details on iBird.
iBird Yard Plus: Macworld’s best reference app of 2009 comes to Android. Covers 234 species of North America, over 300 drawings, 500 photos, 60 minutes of song recordings from the Cornell Ornithology Lab. In depth descriptions, search engine to ID birds by color, shape, habitat, and more plus color range maps & lifetime updates.
No Internet connection required. Even includes endemic birds of Hawaii.
Only uses 5 MB of RAM; entire 234MB database is on SD Card or main storage RAM.
Notable features of this version 3:
■ Illustrations, Photos and Maps are full HD 576 x 720p resolution
■ Attributes are grouped into basic, head and flight related areas
■ Updated state and province bird lists using official references
■ Taxonomic and Alphabetical family sort options on Browse screen
■ Playing bird songs and calls lets you to attract birds right to your device for easier identification, clearer photographs and more enjoyment (1)
■ Icon-driven search engine, enables you to identify birds using shape, color, location, habitat, head pattern, flight pattern, bill shape, length and more
■ Hand-drawn full sized color illustrations, with perching and flight views
■ Multiple professional photographs of most species, showing plumages, sexes and seasons
■ Extensive identification, behavior, and habitat information, including diet, egg color and much more
■ Full color range maps for every species
■ Zoom and pinch bird portraits, for viewing fine detail
■ Links to Flickr photos and detailed Wiki pages for each bird
■ Bookmark birds as favorites for fast access
■ Species, common and family names in English, French and Spanish (text is English)
■ Includes band codes
■ Lifetime updates to bird information
You can also keep up to date with other iBird users by following @iBirdExplorer on Twitter and by joining the iBird fan page on Facebook (search for iBird).
(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.
(2) The database of bird illustrations, photos and sounds is downloaded from our server so before installing iBird please make sure you are on a fast WIFI connection. A cellular connection will general be too slow.
(3) If you need tech support please go to http://ibird.com/contact-us and fill out the form. It will help us diagnosis your problem.