Sibley Birds 2nd Edition

3.9
100 reviews
5K+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

The new Sibley Birds app has arrived with comprehensive, up to date information of over 930 North American species. All the detailed artwork from David Sibley's Guide to Birds Second Edition is included as well as thorough descriptions and distribution maps.

Features include:
• A new easy to navigate menu system.
• A new grid view with larger thumbnails.
• Display species names in English, French, Spanish and Latin (Scientific).
• Search on banding code to quickly find a species.
• Over 2700 calls/songs covering most species.
• Compare 2 species side by side.
• Apply a location (US State or Canadian Province) to narrow down the list of birds.
• When a location has been selected, a status icon will appear next to each species in that location indicating whether it is Common, Uncommon, Scarce, Rare or Vagrant.
• Detailed information in the species description including location status by month.
• A similar species feature which shows all related birds.
• A vastly improved Smart Search with refined search criteria: Status and by month (when a location is selected), Bird habits, Bird Type, Bird Size, Body Shape, Color and Pattern.
• Keep a personal list (My List) of species seen with online backup to Google Drive.
• Sort My List taxonomically.
Updated on
Apr 11, 2020

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3.9
100 reviews
Michael Leuchtenburg
September 10, 2022
The source material is great. The app is buggy, has typos in the menus, and is hard to navigate. When comparing birds there's no way to go to the compared bird's page. When using the smart search feature, it can sometimes get stuck with a given setting and not allow you to clear it - it will appear to have cleared an option but then apply it to the search and it will show up when returning to the search settings. Unfortunately it seems the developers have now abandoned it.
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A Google user
August 28, 2019
Overall im impressed by this app, the information and the picture quality is as good as if not better than whats in the books. The addition of being able to listen to the sounds is a big deal. My recommendatiom is that you do not turn on the 'filter by location' feature, because I notice the search bar only works about half the time when this is on. Also when I try to turn on the 'show my list info' or the 'show sighting indicator' feature nothing happens. Otherwise the app works perfectly.
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mydigitalearth.com
September 7, 2019
Thank you for your kind feedback. We are aware of this problem and are currently working on solving it. Please update your app to the latest version when you see an option.
A Google user
November 24, 2018
If you've read any of the reviews below you probably already know two things about this app: 1) It was delayed for almost four years for unknown reasons and 2) The initial release was a little buggy and featured some of the wrong art and some confusing maps. The good news is that despite the huge delay in release, there was a fairly expedient response to the bug reports and an update was released this week to resolve most of the issues. This gives me hope that the app will be well supported in the future and keep up with taxonomic changes and hopefully improve on the feature set already in place. Previous to this, I used the original Sibley app almost daily. I liked it, but definitely wished for some improvements. I was happy to see that the 2nd edition fixed a lot of the things I'd complained about. One major change that I really appreciate is the addition of a significant amount of written text for each species. This has been one area where the print edition of the book suffered a bit and the addition of additional text is a big improvement. There have also been improvements in the comparison feature. Now you can also look at dimensions (wingspan, weight, etc.
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mydigitalearth.com
November 24, 2018
Thank you for your positive review.

What's new

Bug fixes for My List import/export.