- Category: Reference
- Released date: 04/01/2010
- Current Version: 2.0
- Seller: Mitch Waite Group
- Recommended Age: 4+
- Download Size: 322332210
- Last Update: 07/22/2011
- Requirements: iPadWifi, iPad23G, iPad3G, iPad2Wifi
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iBird Yard HD for iPad is an interactive guide to the most popular bird species found in the backyards of North America. By request we have added added 86 birds to the database to include most raptors and common shorebirds. Designed specifically for the iPad, this product contains illustrations, photos, bird calls and comprehensive facts to help you identify and enjoy 234 North American bird species.
iBird Yard HD offers features impossible to find in a conventional field guide to birds, and it is the perfect tool for birders of all levels as well as a learning tool for children and young adults. With no need for an Internet connection, and all of the data right at your fingertips, you can make bird identification a fun activity on any hike, camping trip or family vacation.
iBird Yard HD contains the same features found in our wildly popular iBird Explorer PRO field guide for the iPhone.
Notable features of this app are:
■ Sync Notes and Favorites with iTunes.
■ Attributes are grouped into basic, head and flight related area.
■ Updated state and province bird lists using official references.
■ Taxonomic and Alphabetical family sort options on Browse screen.
■ Over 300 24-bit color high resolution hand-drawn illustrations from professional artists.
■ 600 24-bit photos from respected expert photographers.
■ 2 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 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 Wiki 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.
Enjoy browsing through the sumptuous illustrations, professional photographs and comprehensive expert birding facts.
As a standalone iPhone app, iBird Yard for iPad does not require an Internet connection for access to the rich media information in its database. This does mean that the application is large, so please be patient when downloading from the iTunes app store.
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(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.