What's New

Look at all these new "must upgrade" features in version 7.2:

■ The most expansive digital key and most sophisticated bird identification algorithm, according to the American Birding Association.
■ Search engine with 37 individual attributes help you identify the specific bird you are looking for.
■ 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 the forest.
■ 120 more species have song recordings bringing the total to over 800 species with songs a total of 2,500 high-quality recordings.
■ Sound Player has been completely redesigned with features that can play all the vocalizations for a species and show the location the recording was made.
■ 50 new composite illustrations from our best artists. Our products are the only birding apps with BOTH illustrations and photos.
■ 37 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.

App Description

IBIRD PRO Guide to Birds—Here is the feature-rich birding app that started the revolution in smartphone field guides. And now that iBird Pro has been updated for iOS 7 and 8 it is 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 expansive digital key and most sophisticated bird identification algorithm, according to the American Birding Association.
■ Search engine with 37 individual attributes help you identify the specific bird you are looking for.
■ 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 the forest.
■ 120 more species have song recordings bringing the total to over 800 species and 2,500 high-quality recordings.
■ Sound Player has been completely redesigned with features that can play all the vocalizations for a species and show the location the recording was made.
■ 50 new composite illustrations from our best artists. Our products are the only birding apps with BOTH illustrations and photos.
■ 37 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 Pro is the original app that defined the market for smartphone-based field guides. Designed to meet the needs of both advanced and beginning birders, iBird Pro covers birds of North America including Canada, Baja, Hawaii as well as the oceans and coasts of the northern continent. Here are more features that have made this app the favorite among birders:

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

▶ 37 SEARCH ATTRIBUTES – Search by color, shape, song, location, head and body patterns, flight style and much more. Includes a new way to search by prominent color plus tutorials on how to use the Search function and definitions of every attribute.

▶ 940 BIRDS of North America, Canada and Hawaii including the latest ABA splits.

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

▶ 2,500 HIGH QUALITY AUDIO recordings of bird songs and calls.

▶ SLIDESHOW FEATURE for viewing lists of birds, 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

*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 Pro does not require an Internet connection for access to the information in its database. This does mean that the application is large, so please be patient when downloading from iTunes.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

October 21, 2014 Price Decrease: $19.99 -> $14.99
October 21, 2014 New version 7.2
June 09, 2014 New version 7.01
May 31, 2014 New version 7.0
December 01, 2013 New version 6.11
March 26, 2009 Initial Release

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