Bug fixes and performance improvements
■ SALE: For the next few days iBird Pro is on sale for only $14.99. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to own the best birding app on the planet.
IBIRD PRO—Here is the feature-rich birding app that started the revolution in smartphone field guides. And now iBird Pro has been updated to version 7.22 for iOS 8.
IBIRD PRO Guide to Birds—Identify birds like an expert with the world's most popular birding field guide app! With over a half-million downloads, both beginning and advanced birders will find iBird unmatched in bird identification functionality and ease of use. Look at what ABA magazine had to say about iBird:
Diana Doyle of American Birding Association’s "Birding" magazine, says:
"If you’re looking for the most expansive digital key, the encyclopedia-like iBird Pro excels. It has the most sophisticated algorithm, incorporates live location, shows search results in real time (with a slide show option) and has the most fine-grained advanced key choices.”
- "The Quest for a Bird Identification Key" March/April 2014 issue
What’s new in 7.22: We tweaked a few things in version 7.2 of iBird Pro. We added popups to many of the search attributes to help beginning birders to get up and running. We added an option to disable the song Autoplay function because some birders felt it disturbed birds when out in the field. We also fixed a few bugs and polished the Favorites feature so you could choose to sort and view them according to your preference. Happy birding!
As always, Mitch Waite Group’s iBird Pro offers these exceptional features:
■ iBird's Search Engine has 37 attributes to help you identify birds. You can search for birds by location, color, shape, song, habitat, head and body/bill patterns, flight style and much more. If you saw a yellow bird in California with a cone shaped bill, iBird will show you in 3 steps that it’s an American Goldfinch. No other app can do this as well as iBird.
■ 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.
■ Over 2,500 high-quality recordings associated with over 800 species. You can enable or disable the Autoplay feature, or choose whether you’d like to play all vocalizations or just one. Information about the location where the recording was made is also included.
■iBird apps are the only products with BOTH illustrations and photos from the best artists and photographers in the field of ornithology.
■ 37 Subspecies Range Maps show migrations and locations of numerous subspecies during the year.
■The Flickr option allows you to see all the photos that photographer’s have stored on Yahoo's Flickr site for a chosen species. There are literally hundreds per species.■ Favorites Sort and View Modes. Your Favorites list screen has the entire set of sort and view features found on the Browse/Search screen.
■ Field Mark Layer. A detailed field mark layer, provided on all illustrations, can be turned on or off and helps you to learn the key ID characteristics to look for in a species.
■ Photo Center. Add your own photos to species accounts and store them in Dropbox.
■ Slideshow. Customize a list of birds and enjoy a slideshow complete with songs and calls.
■ Sync. Your favorites, notes, and photos are automatically synced to your Dropbox.
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
■ 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
- March 17, 2015 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $14.99
- March 17, 2015 New version 7.22
- November 05, 2014 Price increase: $14.99 -> $19.99
- October 21, 2014 New version 7.2
- October 21, 2014 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $14.99
- June 19, 2014 New version 7.01
- May 31, 2014 New version 7.0
- December 29, 2013 Price increase: $7.99 -> $19.99
- December 01, 2013 New version 6.11
- November 30, 2013 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $7.99
- March 02, 2013 Price increase: $14.99 -> $19.99
- February 09, 2013 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $14.99
- February 08, 2013 New version 6.1
- January 04, 2013 Price increase: $14.99 -> $19.99
- December 01, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $14.99
- November 27, 2012 Price decrease: $14.99 -> $4.99
- July 15, 2012 Price increase: $2.99 -> $14.99
- July 15, 2012 New version 6.0
- May 17, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
- May 07, 2012 Price decrease: $14.99 -> $0.99
- December 23, 2011 New version 5.1
- October 25, 2011 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $14.99
- October 25, 2011 New version 5.0
- October 20, 2011 Price increase: $14.99 -> $19.99
- October 19, 2011 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $14.99
- September 10, 2011 Price decrease: $29.99 -> $19.99
- September 01, 2011 Price increase: $19.99 -> $29.99
- July 02, 2011 Price increase: $14.99 -> $19.99
- June 25, 2011 New version 4.0
- June 25, 2011 Price decrease: $29.99 -> $14.99