Sasol eBirds (Lite)

Sasol eBirds (Lite)

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This is a LITE version of Sasol eBirds of Southern Africa and is fully functional but includes ONLY 30 species, compared to 971 species in the full app. If you like the way this app works please check out the full version.

NB: Please note that an additional download of 30MB is required once this app has been installed. Please ensure you use a WiFi connection to prevent additional data costs.

"In southern Africa the Sasol eBirds would undoubtedly be my first choice. The text is detailed, the navigation system is user friendly and the opportunity to listen to recordings of calls and songs is a huge asset. Above all, the superb paintings by Norman Arlott and Peter Hayman have stood the test of time and are more detailed, more accurate and more life-like than anything on offer in other birding apps for the region." — Mark Cocker, author of Birds and People

- Images, distribution maps and text descriptions of 30 bird species found in the Southern African region.
- Audible calls for 29 bird species
- A "Smart Search" that allows you to easily identify a bird using beak shape, bird size, bird colour and habitat.
- You can select a region of Southern Africa, so that the lists of birds throughout the program display only the birds in your region. Includes GPS detection of your current location.
- "Bird Compare" to allow you to compare two birds on the same screen (including calls).
- A personal bird list that stores your bird sightings saved to the device* and can be exported to your storage card, email or to extended record format.
- GPS location tagging of bird sightings.
- View the Bird Index by English or Afrikaans bird names.

* Uninstalling the program will result in the loss of your list, it is recommended that you keep your own master list separate from the program.

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Recently changed in this version

* Fixed crash when scrolling through gallery or individual picture list

* Minor bug fixes
* The bird count in My List is now a count of unique birds rather than total birds
* Number of birds in a group is displayed at the top right of the group
* Tap on the 'Contact Us' button from the main menu to send us an email with your thoughts, complaints or compliments.

* New 'Apps' section located in the Help screen with information on all of the apps available from

Comments and ratings for Sasol eBirds (Lite)
  • (38 stars)

    by Stew Ray on 15/05/2014

    Not very many birds..

  • (38 stars)

    by des rabe on 16/01/2014

    The best

  • (38 stars)

    by alan carr on 07/11/2013

    No hints on start page as how to open app; lists are a real pain in the bum with many bugs; Fiscal Shrike: "Also resembles Fiscal Flycatcher (p368)" p368? no links?; why should this app need phone details?

  • (38 stars)

    by Joshua Smith on 30/03/2013

    Ignore everyone complaining, they either need a better phone, or are moronic. Download and try the free one. Judge it for yourself. I will be buying the full version!

  • (38 stars)

    by carel van tonder on 14/03/2013

    I have purchased the Sasol e-birds full version on the 29th June 2012 on a Samsung Galaxy phone from the Samsung apps store for R 260.00. With my upgrade to Samsung Galaxy SIII, I have suddenly lost the Application.I Have send several e-mails to Samsung and to Digital Earth but to no avail. The last e-mail from Samsung applications indicates they are sorry but they are unable to assist me. I think

  • (38 stars)

    by Ivan dC on 06/02/2013

    Tells me I need another 30 Mb to download. Not worthwhile. Useless

  • (38 stars)

    by Christiaan Wagner on 07/01/2013

    Very good app. I woud like it more if the description of the birds woud be in Afrikaans.