iBird Lite is a free sampler version of the interactive field guide to 30 popular birds of North America for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It’s a full "universal" app meaning it is optimized and will work full screen on the iPad. If you like iBird Lite you can purchase the full version, iBird Explorer Pro in the Apple App store.
■ Illustrations, photos and range maps are now HD resolution (576 x 720).
■ Multiple Browse Views. View species in one of four views: compact, icon, thumbnail, gallery.
■ Real-time Song Displays. Watch the waveforms of the bird call as its being played; includes both amplitude and spectrographic displays. An IBIRD FIRST!
■ Search by Song. Find any bird based on its song or call. An IBIRD FIRST!
■ Search by Conservation Status. Find birds based on their ICUN status.
■ Every species has an "Ecology" page that describes if its population is in decline, endangered, etc. and what may be contributing to any decline. Based on the ICUN Red List
■ Search by Genus/Species and band codes. Great for bird counts.
■ Large Portrait. View every species as a large portrait that can be zoomed and pinched.
■ French. Display species common and family names in French.
- Common Features
All versions of iBird share the following features.
■ Songs and calls of bird species of North America, loud enough to bring the bird right to you
■ Icon-driven search engine, for identifying species by color, shape, habitat, location, and more
■ Hand-drawn Audubon-quality full sized color illustrations, with perching and flight views
■ Multiple professional photographs of most species, showing various plumages, sexes, and seasons
■ Extensive identification and behavior information, including what the bird eats, egg color, and much more
■ Full color range maps for every species
■ Detailed Wiki pages for every bird
■ Lifetime updates to bird species information (for example, if the range of a bird changes, we will change your app to reflect the new information for free)
■ Favorites feature, for bookmarking your birds and Flickr photos for every bird