Name That Bird Species

Name That Bird Species

50,000 - 100,000 downloads

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An image based bird identification quiz / trivia game with an online score board featuring about 4500 images of 2300 bird species. Great for armchair Birdwatching. Categories include North America, Europe, Great Britain, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Includes all types of extant aves.

Game lengths of 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50
Difficulty levels
Online score board
Searchable gallery
User-to-user challenges
Review previous games to learn from your mistakes
Informational links for most items
Save high resolution images to your photo gallery (requires SD Card)
Share images via email or text (requires SD Card)

Frequently Asked Questions:

Why don't all photos come with the game when I first download it?
There are 3 reasons for this:
- The game would be so big that many people would not download it.
- Devices with larger screens (tablets) should get higher quality pictures and devices with smaller screens (phones) should get smaller pictures. Tablet-sized photos on a phone would just waste space and phone-sized images on a tablet would look fuzzy.
- Images for categories that you are not interested in are not downloaded.

Why is nothing displayed for my rank on the main menu?
You must enable the leader board.

In the gallery, why do some images not show up? The name is there, but the photo is blank.
This happens because there is not an image for that particular item saved to your device. The app will try to download images so that this does not happen, but will fail under any of theses circumstances:
- You have no data connection or a very slow data connection.
- You have disabled image downloads in the settings.
- You are roaming.
- Your device is critically low on storage space.
- All 3 of our image servers are down at the same time.

How are the scores calculated?
Several factors influence your score:
- Percent correct.
- The average time that it took you to answer the questions.
- Length of the game.
- How restrictive your categories are. So, if your categories limit the possible quiz items to a small percentage of the total possible quiz items, you will get a lower score assuming that everything else is equal.

How does the difficulty work?
- On a lower difficulty, you will usually be asked to identify common items.
- On a higher difficulty, you will usually be asked to identify rare items.
- As the difficulty increases, the 3 wrong choices will be more similar to the correct item.

How do the categories work?
Good question. Many people have trouble with this.
Let's consider a game that has 4 categories: cat, dog, large, and small.
If you include cat and dog, you will see everything that is a cat OR is a dog. (This is the same as not selecting any categories, because it shows everything)
If you include cat, you will only see cats.
If you exclude dog, you will only see cats.
If you include cat and large, you will see all cats and also large dogs.
If you exclude large and dog, you will only see small cats.
If you exclude large and small, you will see nothing.

You only want to see large cats:
include cat, and exclude small
include large, and exclude dog

Eagle, Owl, Duck, Fowl

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Recently changed in this version

- added a master unlocker key for all 30 apps in the 'Name That' series.

Please continue to send bug reports and we will keep fixing bugs.
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Comments and ratings for Name That Bird Species
  • (67 stars)

    by Michael Smith on 29/03/2014


  • (67 stars)

    by Farida Amiruddin on 23/02/2014

    coooooõl gamito

  • (67 stars)

    by Jessica Finger on 21/02/2014

    I enjoy quizzing myself on birds within the US as i am in an ornithology class and so identifying birds is a requirement although i wished the app had more categories to choose from for quiz options such as selecting bird species found in specific regions

  • (67 stars)

    by Dennis Mcdermott on 16/02/2014

    Have fun playing as a family game

  • (67 stars)

    by Michele Brown on 10/02/2014

    But im going to uninstall it thought it was a bit boring..

  • (67 stars)

    by Bess Turner on 09/02/2014

    This app is both fun and educational. I like its sister apps like name that bat, too.I don't know as much as I thought!

  • (67 stars)

    by Avi Mistriel on 09/02/2014

    Incredible experience had a problem with the app developer emailed me back and forth until it was solved