The Mobile Application – ‘Bird Find’ developed with help of Dr. Raju Kasambe – is a Citizen Science initiative,
to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment. It is hoped that this mobile application will help increase awareness and understanding about butterflies and bees amongst fellow citizens.
The Birdlife in India is truly amazing. Birds play an important role in the Web of Life. By understanding the significance of Birds in our environment, we can enthusiastically participate in their conservation.
Bird Find App is an initiative of Earthwatch Institute India to facilitate easy identification of some of the birds in the field using mobile application. It is hoped that this mobile application will help increase public awareness and generate greater interest regarding birds amongst fellow citizens in our country. The App will further strengthen our keenness to observe the environment and help us as Citizen Scientist in contributing to the knowledge base.
The app displays information such as:
1. High Resolution image.
2. Common and Scientific names.
4. Key data like IUCN Status, Endemicity, Rarity, Size, Typical Habitat, Localities, Where to Look, Activity etc,
1. Multiple navigation like Pages, Slider and searchable grid view.
2. Pinch or Double tap to Zoom.
3. Birds slideshow widget!
4. Slideshow mode.
5. In-App brightness control.
6. Set any Bird picture as your Wallpaper.
7. Landscape book style navigation.
8. Report your own sighting record