Roberts Multimedia Birds of SA

Roberts Multimedia Birds of SA

1,000 - 5,000 downloads

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The ROBERTS VII MULTIMEDIA BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA Android Edition is a comprehensive application that includes 968 Southern African bird species and seven interactive modules for every aspect of mobile birding.

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 swipe through the pages, and tap for functions including Bird Page, Play Sound, Add to List and Similar Birds.

The BIRD GUIDE includes a full bird list and individual bird pages for each bird. The bird pages include illustrations, distribution maps, photos, bird sounds, Roberts Field Guide text and the full Roberts VII text. The bird list includes functions for Bird Page, Play Sound, Add to List, Similar Birds and Family Page.

IDENTIFICATION uses your location, habitat, bird shapes and plumage to identify a bird. 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 finding your current location, generating bird lists, and locating birding sites near you. Tap and hold for a new location to get GPS co-ords and Pentad, or load a bird list. Tap a birding site to get a list or open the site description.

MY LISTS is a personal list manager that includes a life list and sub-lists that report to your life list. You add to your personal lists from the bird list, bird page or family page. You can also backup your lists to Google Drive, and export your lists to file.

BIRDING SITES includes details of 280 birding sites around Southern Africa, with photos, bird list, and weather forecast. "Show on Map" loads Google Maps for directions and navigation to the site.

The DOWNLOAD is approximately 1GB. The app (23MB) is downloaded directly to your device, and then the 1GB data file is downloaded, preferably by Wi-Fi or to your PC and copied to your device.

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Recently changed in this version

Version 3.1
Fixed small image display.
minor bug fixes.

Comments and ratings for Roberts Multimedia Birds of SA
  • (29 stars)

    by Jan Georg van Rooyen on 10/06/2014

    Good info but app stop working often. Also seems to want to check the licence online when you are in the middle of nowhere. Not handy.

  • (29 stars)

    by James Ball on 05/06/2014

    Fantastic - look forward to using it.

  • (29 stars)

    by Heine De Villiers on 05/06/2014

    This app requires periodic license checks before opening, not much use if you're in the middle of nowhere with no data connection. Also you can only run it on a maximum of 2 devices without the option to add additional. Pity, because it has the best dataset

  • (29 stars)

    by Otto Nel on 05/06/2014

    Best there is. Excellent

  • (29 stars)

    by Wilma Steyn on 04/06/2014

    This is an excellent app, but it refuses to open without Internet access. This renders it unuseable in places wherevthere is no reception, like game reserves, neighbouring countries, etc. Including most of the Kruger Park, which is exactly where I planned to use it. All because Roberts insist on checking if it is legitemate EVERY TIME I try to open it. This app is close to useless to me!

  • (29 stars)

    by Fred Hoffman on 02/06/2014

    The best bird app

  • (29 stars)

    by Jaco Van Zyl on 02/06/2014

    Very good quality pictures and helpful.