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"In southern Africa the Sasol eBirds would undoubtedly be my first choice. The text is detailed, the navigation system is user friendly and the opportunity to listen to recordings of calls and songs is a huge asset. Above all, the superb paintings by Norman Arlott and Peter Hayman have stood the test of time and are more detailed, more accurate and more life-like than anything on offer in other birding apps for the region.” — Mark Cocker, author of Birds and People.

*We have added the option to purchase over 2800 exquisite photographs for 833 of the 969 species in the app to further enhance your birding experience*

*If you would like to experience the app check out Sasol eBirds of Southern Africa LITE which is FREE and includes 30 species*

The Sasol eBirds of Southern Africa is an interactive version of the best-selling Sasol Birds of Southern Africa field guide (4th Edition). This app has specific features that will enhance your birding experience.

FEATURES:
● Universal app (works on BOTH iPhone and iPad)
● Swipe to move to the next or previous species.
● 969 Species found in the Southern African region and includes images, distribution maps and text descriptions.
● Over 2800 photographs for 833 species (additional in-app purchase required).
● Audible calls for over 630 bird species
● A “Smart Search” that allows you to easily identify a bird using beak shape, bird size, bird colour and habitat.
● You can select a region of Southern Africa, so that the lists of birds throughout the program display only the birds in your region.
● “Bird Compare” allows you to compare two birds side by side on the same screen (including calls, illustrations and photographs).
● A personal bird list that stores your bird sightings saved to the device* and can be exported using email.
● View the Bird Index by English, Afrikaans or Scientific bird names.

*Uninstalling the app will result in the loss of your list. It is recommended that you keep your own backup (master list) separate from the program.

See our other natural history products:
Wildlife of Southern Africa
eTrees of Southern Africa
eSnakes of Southern Africa
eGuide to Mammals of Southern Africa

NB. This Application WILL ONLY work on an iPhone or iPod Touch and iPad running iOS 7.1 or higher NOT A NORMAL IPOD CLASSIC/NANO.

What's New

Version 2.2.4

Fixed some errors and bugs.
Made it easier to see when 'My Location' is turned on.

To contact us with regards to any comments or issues with the app please use the 'Contact Us' feature in the app.
When doing an app update your personal list should stay exactly as it is, if you uninstall the app the list will be lost. Please make use of the Export function to keep a copy of your list elsewhere.

Customer Reviews

Great Safari Companion

ChloeSand

I have this app on my iPhone when I am on safari in southern Africa. It is fast, accurate, and the photo pack really helps to nail down the identification of a bird. Having the ability to build a list of sightings by date is a big help in being able to keyword my photos when I get home.

Zero support

dyhome

App itself is not bad but if you need support, you’re out of luck. Absolutely no response to emails (too far away to call). Another case of ‘You bought it sucker. Now you’re on your own’.

Nice but...

JCD007

Photos for some very common birds not available, the South African Shelduck is one example!!!

Information

Seller
Cool Ideas LLC
Size
483.3 MB
Category
Reference
Compatibility
Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2014 Cool Ideas LLC
Price
$23.99
In-App Purchases
  1. Photo Pack $6.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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