[CT Birds] iPod birding software
julie.keefer at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 17:00:21 EDT 2009
There was actually a discussion on this very topic on CarolinaBirds
recently! Here is a link to another review of the iBird software comparing
it with other traditional field guides.
it is more a review of field guides but I was happy to see they included an
electronic field guide as well!
I have an iPod Touch and I have BirdJam. I already had the Stokes CDs and
it makes them much more useful. The way the playlists are set up makes it
easy to find a bird if you have an idea what you are hearing. There is some
text plus a picture. It certainly does not replace a field guide. I had no
luck finding a bird I could hear but had no idea what it was, but if I want
to confirm a bird I hear or determine which warbler or flycatcher that I am
hearing, it is very handy. I used it to confirm a Cerulean Warbler this
spring, which was great!
From: ctbirds-bounces at lists.ctbirding.org
[mailto:ctbirds-bounces at lists.ctbirding.org] On Behalf Of Carol Ansel
Sent: Tuesday, July 14, 2009 7:27 PM
To: Birds CT
Subject: [CT Birds] iPod birding software
Hello all -
Well, I finally got my long-time longed-for iPod Touch :-). Wondered
if folks out there had experience w/ and/or strong opinions about
birding software for it, specifically, BirdJam (which uses the Stokes
calls CD's) vs. Mitch Waite's iBird Explorer Pro.
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