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iBird Yard+ Guide to Birds

iBird Yard+ Guide to Birds

       iOS Universal

IBIRD YARD PLUS Guide to Birds—The #1 field guide app for backyard birders. Designed to meet the needs of serious hobbyists as and beginner birders, iBird 7 Yard Plus covers all 151 garden feeder birds of the U.S. and Canada. Plus as a bonus you'll find 84 popular species all birders should know about.

The iBird Yard Plus updated version makes it the perfect app to show off the features of Apple’s new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Check out just a few of its exciting new features:

■ The most sophisticated bird identification algorithm and expansive digital key, according to the American Birding Association.
■ Search engine with 19 attributes help you identify the exact bird you are looking for. Search by color, shape, song, location, head and body patterns, flight style and much more plus a new way to search by prominent color. Includes tutorials on how to use the Search function and definitions of every attribute.
■ Day and Night Themes. Day theme is black text on a paper-white background. The dimmer Night theme keeps the iPhone from alerting every critter in your yard.
■ More song and call recordings! The iBird Yard Plus sound library now has over1,070 high-quality recordings, recorded by experts in the field.
■ Sound Player has been completely redesigned with features that can play all the vocalizations for a species and show the location a recording was made.
■ New composite illustrations from our best artists. Our products are the only birding apps with BOTH illustrations and photos.
■ 18 Subspecies Range Maps show migrations and locations of numerous races throughout the year.
■ Flickr option allows you to see photos others have stored on Yahoo's Flickr site for a chosen species.
■ Favorites Sort and View Modes. Now your Favorites list screen has the entire set of Sort and View functions found on the Browse/Search screen.

iBird is the original app that defined the market for smartphone-based field guides. iBird Yard Plus covers birds of both the U.S. and Canada. Here are more features that have made this app the favorite among backyard birders:

▶ SYNC – Automatically syncs Favorites, Notes and Photos to your Dropbox.

▶ 235 BIRDS of North America including the latest ABA splits. 151 of the species are known to visit yards. Plus we’ve included84 popular species all birders should be aware of.

▶ DETAILED FIELD MARK layers can be turned on or off.

▶ SLIDESHOW FEATURE for viewing lists of chosen birds while listening and learning their songs.

▶ PHOTO CENTER lets you add your own photos to the species accounts and even play them in the slideshow

AWARDS and ACCOLADES for iBird:

■ MACWORLD'S "BEST REFERENCE APP 2009: 4 ½ out of 5 mice."

■ NOMINATED 2012 BEST APP EVER FROM 148APPS.COM

■ O'REILLY "BEST IPHONE BIRDWATCHING APP 2009"

■ RECOMMENDED BY SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN MAGAZINE, AUGUST 2012

Wondering which iBird is right for you? Below find a quick guide as to how they differ.

Version Species Attributes BAM*? Percevia**?
Ultimate 940 37 Yes Yes
Pro 940 37 No No
Plus 940 18 No No
Lite 64 37 Yes Yes
Yard Plus 235 19 No No

*BAM stands for Birds Around Me, which uses your device’s GPS to find birds most likely to be in your area.

**Percevia is iBird’s patented Search Engine helps to identify birds faster and simpler by eliminating attributes that do not apply to your search.

As a standalone iPhone app, iBird Yard Plus does not require an Internet connection for access to the entire database. This does mean that the application is large, so please be patient when downloading from iTunes.

What's new

Check out a few of iBird Yard Plus exciting new features:

■ The most sophisticated bird identification algorithm and expansive digital key, according to the American Birding Association.
■ Search engine with 19 attributes help you identify the exact bird you are looking for. Search by color, shape, song, location, head and body patterns, flight style and much more plus a new way to search by prominent color. Includes tutorials on how to use the Search function and definitions of every attribute.
■ Day and Night Themes. Day theme is black text on a paper-white background. The dimmer Night theme keeps the iPhone from alerting every critter in your yard.
■ More song and call recordings! The iBird Yard Plus sound library now has over1,070 high-quality recordings, recorded by experts in the field.
■ Sound Player has been completely redesigned with features that can play all the vocalizations for a species and show the location a recording was made.
■ New composite illustrations from our best artists. Our products are the only birding apps with BOTH illustrations and photos.
■ 18 Subspecies Range Maps show migrations and locations of numerous races throughout the year.
■ Flickr option allows you to see photos others have stored on Yahoo's Flickr site for a chosen species.
■ Favorites Sort and View Modes. Now your Favorites list screen has the entire set of Sort and View functions found on the Browse/Search screen.


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Last changed:
Oct 19, 2014
Category:
Reference
Developer:
Mitch Waite Group
Version:
7.2
Size:
347.3 MB

Current Version Average Rating:
4.00 (1)

All Versions Average Rating:
4.50 (925)
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iBird Yard+ Guide to Birds 4.50 out of 5 based on 925 ratings.