The ROBERTS VII MULTIMEDIA BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA Android Edition is a comprehensive and interactive application that combines multimedia data on 968 Southern African bird species with seven interactive modules for every aspect of mobile birding*.
The app can be used as a FIELD GUIDE (like the book) or as a BIRD LIST, with essential functions such as view bird page, play the sound, add to your list and view similar birds available directly in both.
The FIELD GUIDE displays the full field guide pages of the Roberts Bird Guide book for instant comparison and identification. Use the family list or browse the family pages for a bird, play the sound, view the distribution map, add to your list, and open the BIRD PAGE for further detail.
The BIRD GUIDE includes a full bird list and individual BIRD PAGES with illustrations, distribution maps, photos, bird sounds, Roberts Bird Guide text and the full Roberts VII text.
The BIRD LIST includes includes functions for Bird Page, Play Sound, Add to List, Similar Birds and Field Guide Page. You can also select regional lists, and English, Afrikaans, German, French, Portuguese, Dutch and Scientific names, and dual language display.
IDENTIFICATION uses your location, habitat, bird shapes and plumage to shortlist possible species for identification. You can also identify bird sounds, nests and eggs.
SIMILAR BIRDS loads a list of birds similar to that selected. COMPARE BIRDS displays the bird pages side by side for direct comparison.
MY LOCATION is an interactive map for generating bird lists for your current location or you can select a new location. You can also find birding sites near you, open the site description, and view the birds and bird lists.
MY LISTS is a personal list manager that includes a life list and sub-lists that report to your life list. You can also sync your lists to Google Drive, and export lists for backup. Sighting details include place, date, GPS co-ords and pentad, and sighting notes.
BIRDING SITES includes descriptions of 290 birding sites from around Southern Africa, with photos, bird list, and weather forecast. "Show on Map" loads Google Maps for directions and navigation to the site.
The MULTIMEDIA DATA includes • over 180 field-guide pages • 968 individual bird pages • all the new bird species and names • over 1400 illustrations, over 5000 photos including 500 nest and 700 egg photos • over 920 bird sounds • colour-coded distribution maps with seasonal status bar and endemic and red data species indicated • new rare bird maps.
The DOWNLOAD is approximately 1GB. The app (23MB) is downloaded directly to your device, and then data is downloaded as 17 zip files, preferably by Wi-Fi to your device.
For more detail of ROBERTS VII MULTIMEDIA BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA Android Edition and to take a tour of the app, please visit www.gibbonmm.com.
* This app can be used in the bush and remote locations. It does not require a wifi, phone or internet connection once it has been installed and registered.
# DIFFICULTY PURCHASING? If you have difficulty purchasing with your credit card, you can purchase Google Play Store gift cards from major stores.