BirdsEye Bird Finding Guide - Global Birding Tool
By Birds In The Hand, LLC
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BirdsEye is a unique and powerful tool that helps you discover the birds around you and find the birds you want to see. See more birds with BirdsEye!
BirdsEye is a great for birders of any level, naturalists and educators. The free version of BirdsEye also includes stunning and detailed photographs from many top birders, bird photographers and guides.
"Best invention for birding since binoculars"... Kenn Kaufman, author of the famed Kaufman Field Guides to Birds of North America
"A landmark in birding"… John Fitzpatrick, Director, Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology
The free version of BirdsEye is great for beginning and intermediate birders. It shows you the 100 most common birds near you (or for any spot on earth), which is fantastic for birders who want to learn about the birds you are most likely to see in your yard or the local park.
When you are ready to see more, paid subscriptions give you access to every countable species in your region or worldwide.
INSTANT BIRD LISTS
• See customized lists of birds reported recently near you, at birding hotspots, or any random point on earth!
• Sea seasonal abundance for each bird for that location
• View recent eBird sightings and get driving directions to each one
INCREASE YOUR LIFE LIST
• See a list of “needs” - species recently reported nearby that aren't on your selected life or year list
• Reports of rare and notable birds in your area and across the ABA region
• Automatically sync your life or year lists with eBird for the ABA area, world, country, state or even county!
• Find additional content in the Bird Guide Store for other continents, including sounds, images and bird-finding tips from local experts.
• Set Favorite Locations for your destinations to scope out recent sightings
• Get driving directions right to any hotspot or sighting
• Support for bird names in several languages
We have partnered with Birdsounds.nl, the premier online store selling bird sounds packages for many regions around the world. Access these extensive collections of bird songs from right inside of BirdsEye.
Currently available sound packages include:
Bird Sounds of Costa Rica, Brazil, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Mexico, Northern Siberia, Sri Lanka, Australia, Peru, Colombia, Belgium and Holland, and Malaysia!
Most BirdsEye functionality is available to all of our users. Certain premium features require a regional or world membership to unlock their full potential. Premium features include:
• More checklists for species on the Rare Bird Alert
• Rare Bird Alert - see the latest reported ABA rarities and eBird checklist
• Search for Notables up to 250 miles from current location
• Unlimited Favorite Locations
• View Bird List for any month of the year
• Downloading content for offline use
A NOTE ON MEMBERSHIPS: In addition to regional versions, we offer a full membership that gives you access to all of the birds on earth and several other features. Your membership helps pay for our ongoing efforts to create the most innovative and powerful birding apps in the world. We do not and have never earned a profit on the sale of this app, but do it to support the birding community. Memberships, donations and the contributions of photos help us keep making BirdsEye better.
To get your membership, just launch BirdsEye and go to the Store. You'll see a membership option. The first monthly payment will be charged to your iTunes Account when you confirm your purchase.
Your BIRDSEYE memberships and subscriptions renew each month and your iTunes account will be charged automatically. You can turn off auto-renew at any point from your iTunes account settings. See birdseyebirding.com/privacy for more information.
We are committed to supporting the birding community and bird conservation through the eBird project. Our goal is to encourage participation through BirdsEye.
What's New in Version 2.3
Use color, size and habitat to quickly narrow down the list of nearby sightings to find what you are looking for. Just stepped off the plane in Sydney, Australia and want to identify that blue and white swallow? A couple taps and you'll know that you are looking at a Welcome Swallow!
Smart Search is targeted to the traveling birder and new birders, helping you quickly learn the birds wherever you are in the world.
Not happy with one of the Smart Search results? Just swipe left over the entry and click the Feedback button to let us know!
Tap the link icon on any bird description or map screen to get a direct link to xeno-canto recordings for that species!
MORE STABLE OFFLINE DATA
Offline content like images and sounds are now stored in a more persistent area on your device, so it is less likely to be deleted by your phone if you are running low on storage. We want to make sure you can always access the data you need no matter where you are!
CURRENT AND SELECT MONTHS
You can now select any month when you are looking at a hotspot. Great for trip planning!
Lots of bug fixes, tweaks, and improvements to make the app more stable.
Enjoying the update? Reviews and ratings get reset for each release. If you are feeling generous, please leave a review. Thanks in advance!
We love hearing from you! Have a question, concern, or suggestion? Get in touch with support at email@example.com, view our FAQ at http://bith.zendesk.com, @birdseyebirding on Twitter, and facebook.com/birdseye.nature.apps
Subscriptions will only make this app better!
The NEW BirdsEye gives the serious lister everything he or she needs in their pocket. Really, what more do you need? This app keeps getting better. As a subscriber, I have access to all of the features the app has to offer. Non-subscribers have access to
a portion of the species to get a feel for the app. If you pay for a monthly subscription, it will only help make the app better. The app is very complex and probably takes hours (and loads of cash to pay programmers) to build and make better. So, if you really like the fact of having an all-in-one app on your phone, bite the bullet and pay the subscription fee. It's only a few bucks a month and well worth it. BIRD ON.
Best app for discovering what birds are around you!
A+ BirdsEye is the best, easiest way to discover what birds have been observed by other folks around you. It leverages the eBird database to show you the avian biodiversity that has recently been reported in your neck of the woods (or prairie or desert etc.). This app will also reference your own account at eBird to whittle down the list of what birds you might be most interested in, if you haven't reported them yourself. All & all, BirdsEye is a solid product for serious birders, and this company had done more to advance the entire industry of smartphone app for birders than any other company.
Indispensable for serious birders in North America
I like the new search by color feature. I'm a pretty solid birder but still it is surprisingly useful when i travel. What are the expected yellow warblers in this area? This gives me an instant answer. Great in Mexico. Love it.
BirdsEye is my go-to app for finding birds when I travel. This most recent upgrade just made it better.
I feel the need to disagree with the reviewer who said that they took away features ... huh?! The features have expanded tremendously over the last year. There have been frequent upgrades each with new features.
There are a bunch of things I would like to see improved, including: The app is designed for iPhone. It works fine on my iPad, although the screen resolution is not optimized for iPad so it looks a little rough in this format. Also it doesn't rotate.
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- Category: Reference
- Updated: Aug 24, 2015
- Version: 2.3
- Size: 10.6 MB
- Languages: English, Spanish
- Seller: Birds in the Hand, LLC
- © Birds in the Hand, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
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