|Mobile users can have more than 800 bird species right in their pockets|
The National Audubon Society recently released an updated Audubon Birds Pro mobile app available via iTunes, Google Play and Amazon. And get this -- it's free!
The App includes an 821-species checklist from the American Ornithologists Union (AOU) and is the first time a complete field guide to North American birds is available for free mobile download.
The Audubon Bird Guide allows users to:
- Identify 821 species with in-depth descriptions including information on appearance, habitat, behavior and more.
- Explore a gallery of more than 3,200 images from the world-renown VIREO, Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University’s world-wide collection of bird photography.
- Listen to up to eight hours of bird calls, differentiated by region and season.
- Access robust seasonal and migratory range maps.
- Browse species in a gallery view and filter by shape, region and color, aiding quick identification.
- Use “Find Birds with eBird” to locate birds seen recently in the vicinity, drawing on the continuously updated database from the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology and eBird.
- Post, keep lists and share sightings with friends and followers with Audubon NatureShare’s easy and user-friendly interface.