Roberts Multimedia Birds of SA

Roberts Multimedia Birds of SA


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# 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. #

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 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 pages for a bird, play the sound, 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 Field Guide text and the full Roberts VII text.

The BIRD LIST includes includes all the new species and new names, with 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.

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 finding your current location, generating bird lists for your location, and locating birding sites near you. Or tap for a new location, GPS co-ords, pentad and bird list, or open a birding site list and site description.

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 the 1GB data file is downloaded, preferably by Wi-Fi to your device, or to your PC and copied 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

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Recently changed in this version

Version 3.2
Removed 30-day licence check.

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

    by Malcolm Wheatley on 06/01/2015

    Indispensable convenient reference in the field. Worth every cent!

  • (42 stars)

    by Fanus Prinsloo on 31/12/2014

    I used the app in identify birds in the field and it worked perfectly

  • (42 stars)

    by Rodger Schirmer on 29/12/2014

    So I bought the app today thinking that all instalation issues are resolved... But no, bought it, downloaded it twice and still I only have a handful of information. Please help!!

  • (42 stars)

    by Calie Adlem on 29/12/2014

    Cannot add new list since the recent upgrade. Great app.

  • (42 stars)

    by Thomas Jeffery on 29/12/2014

    Paid, downloaded, data extraction failed and there is seemingly no way to fix that? I've emailed support@gibbonmm but no reply.

  • (42 stars)

    by Frank Louw on 27/12/2014

    Fab app, get to take your bird book where ever you go.

  • (42 stars)

    by Marinda Schouwstra on 27/12/2014

    Love the info on the app, but it does not want to install on my second device after I entered the wrong name by accident - tried to uninstall and re-install but to no effect. Help?

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