Audubon Owls - A Field Guide to North American Owls
By Green Mountain Digital
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Introducing Audubon Owls, a fun-filled, interactive guide to the 19 owl species of North America. Featuring everything you need to know about owls, the app goes in-depth with species descriptions, audio of calls, range maps, up-to-date reference material and much more. Audubon Owls also includes games, puzzles, quizzes, and videos, with a special video, Owl in the Vineyard, all designed to enhance and test your knowledge of one of the most intriguing bird species on earth.
• Puzzles, quizzes, and videos to in increase your owl knowledge
• In-depth descriptions of every North American Owl, with authoritative information on appearance, habitat, behavior and more.
• Owl songs and calls for every audible owl in North America
• High-quality professional photographs depicting each species in their natural habitat
• Range Maps
• Five video segments with intriguing owl info plus great owl footage
• Identify a sighting with unprecedented accuracy. Search for an owl using multiple new variables including wing shape, locomotion, song type, and song pattern. Also search by size, region, color, and more.
• Browse by shape, name (first, last, scientific), or by family
• Navigate the app with ease thanks to an advanced and intuitive interface. • Sync on demand to update new species information as it is added to our database, including photos, range maps, bird songs and calls, more
• Use the app on your iPhone or iTouch anywhere, anytime. No internet connection necessary.
• Join our online field guide community of nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts at AudubonGuides.com
• Interact, post and share sightings, photos, tips, opinions and more
• Read the blogs for insights from our naturalists in the field
• Send us your suggestions, comments or requests. We also welcome submissions of high quality photography of birds and other species. You can contact us directly by selecting "Feedback" in the "More" section of the application.
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What's New in Version 1.3
Ability to register for the chance to win an iPod Touch
Enhanced search features
Nice, but limited
This free Audubon guide app is a nice-enough teaser for the broader run of Audubon apps, but it apparently does not show off all the features. For example, although the app offers an opportunity to register, and via registration possibility of recording sightings, etc., the app doesn't appear to include that capability. The information and photos are typical of a very basic guide, without great detail or deep levels of information. While a decent freebie, I doubt it's an effective representative of the $10-plus paid apps in their library. Caveat emptor? It might just be that one gets what one pays for. Hard to know.
I don't write reviews..
I can't believe this was free!!!!!!! Last night around midnight, my husband & I were sitting outside about to go in & I said jokingly " let me call an owl over b4 we go in. I played a 16 second call and b4 it was over AN OWL FLEW UP!!! It landed about 10 ft away from our porch in the spot light and started calling back!!!!! Before we knew it we had owls hooting everywhere!!! If you like interacting with nature this FREE app is for you
Love the quizzes!
Dear Santa Claus! Please bring me an app with a Photo Quiz and Audio Quiz like the ones Audubon Owls has, but for all birds. One where I can customize my own quizzes to learn birds I'm having trouble with. All the sparrows I don't know, for example. I'll be a good girl all year, I promise! I love this app and love its quizzes! I'll be out tonight, listening for the owls I can now identify!
- Category: Education
- Updated: May 02, 2011
- Version: 1.3
- Size: 130 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Green Mountain Digital LLC
- © Green Mountain Digital LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.