Last update introduced a few search issues. App is still quite nice but since the v4.3.9 update the app no longer remembers last used State/province or month. Also the "Name Search..." text entry field no longer indicates that it has been selected as it had before with a blinking vertical cursor.
The good: Has a large database with numerous pictures and bird calls for each bird. Has a nice advanced search feature to allow you to identify birds that you have seen. The bad: i don't understand the organization of birds after using advanced search, it is not alphabetical - which it logically seems like it should be. What changes I would like to see: A way to compare birds with similar songs.
Such potential I started to do a detailed review of what is wrong with this app and how to fix it but there are too many flaws to enter them all here and be constructive. Whoever is doing the programming forgot the cardinal rule of app development .... do a flow chart for every function and see where you end up. There are too many circular references in this app and that makes it non intuitive. I know there is an August update coming and can only hope they fix the really obvious fails. It really has great potential.
Problem with app. Do not download. Unable to log in, regardless of the number of times its removed and reinstalled. Doesn't matter if you try to log in using Facebook or not and confirmed email address with Audubon. Contstantly states internet/WIFI connection problems, even though there is a strong signal.Will not work.
Can't start app "DB has encountered a serious problem" I had this app installed on my phone before. After factory reset and repair, then a fresh download, this app won't start, giving a "DB has encountered a serious error. Restart the app or reinstall" tried both, no luck.
For free it's great If I had paid for this then I might have some quibbles but as a free app it is very good and likely to improve.
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