The new Apple iPhone and iPod Touch share a stunning large touch-sensitive display that provides bright and vivid video playback in the field. With built-in mobile speaker, mobile internet access and GPS, and with innovative software from BirdGuides and NatureGuides, these devices are rapidly become a 'must-have' in the field.
The BirdGuides app offers specially designed access to the latest bird news and photos from BirdGuides.com. Quickly and easily find what scarce and rare birds are near you, or enjoy the latest wonderful photos from our contributors. You can also upload your sightings to us, and we'll share the data with the British Trust for Ornithology (registration required).
The BirdGuides app is free to download and use; if you have a Bird News Anywhere subscription you'll also be able to access extra details for sightings and set filters to tailor your news to fit your needs. A subscription can be bought in-app or via BirdGuides.com. An in-app subscription can be purchased for a month or a year, and will auto-renew until you cancel your subscription via your account settings.
The Collins Bird Guide App combines world-class illustrations and comprehensive information with intuitive design to create the ultimate field guide for passionate birders and casual birdwatchers alike. The app is based on the landmark book by Lars Svensson, Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterström, universally acknowledged as the standard European field guide.
A high-quality digital field guide, with bird names in 15 languages, covering 352 species of birds regularly seen in Northern Europe. This covers all except rarer vagrants and includes every bird likely to be seen by the vast majority of birdwatchers in the region throughout the year. Countries covered include Britain, Ireland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Holland (The Netherlands), Belgium, Germany, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Luxembourg and northern France. Comprehensive information is provided including: multiple annotated illustrations by leading artists showing the full range of plumages (including rarer races and variations); beautiful still photographs for many species; songs and calls; maps showing distribution in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East; and the full detailed text accounts from the Concise Edition of Birds of the Western Palearctic (THE standard reference work originally published by Oxford University Press). It's perfect for more experienced birders who will appreciate the comprehensive and professional ornithological content in this App.
A high-quality digital field guide, with bird names in English, scientific and Portuguese, covering over 1800 species of birds seen in Brazil. This list covers vagrants and includes every bird likely to be seen by birdwatchers in the region throughout the year. Information is provided including illustrations showing a range of plumages including subspecies and variations; beautiful still photographs for many species; songs and calls; maps showing distribution and text accounts from The Birds of Brazil by Ber van Perlo.
A high-quality digital field guide covering 271 species of birds regularly seen in Britain and Ireland. This list covers all except the rarest vagrants and includes every bird likely to be seen by the vast majority of birdwatchers in the UK throughout the year. Comprehensive information is provided including: multiple annotated illustrations by leading artists showing the full range of plumages including rarer races and variations; beautiful photographs for many species; songs and calls; maps showing distribution in the UK and in Europe; and the full detailed text accounts from the Concise edition of Birds of the Western Palearctic (THE standard reference work originally published by Oxford University Press). Perfect for more experienced birders who will appreciate the professional ornithological content and comprehensive content in this App.
A high-quality digital field guide covering 48 species of birds most frequently seen in British and Irish gardens, parks, towns and villages. A fantastic resource to have conveniently available on your iPhone or iPod touch, this handy reference provides everything you need to identify commoner birds confidently. It's perfect for those with an interest in the wildlife all around us or who are starting out to birdwatch. It allows you to learn about any bird that regularly comes to feeders or that is seen in your local park. more information
BirdGuides Ltd in partnership with A&C Black has launched an iPhone and iPad App that is the first comprehensive mobile field guide to no fewer than 2,147 species of lepidoptera found in Britain and Ireland. This amazing resource provides beautiful close-up photographs of all macro and most of the micro moths, plus butterflies as well as eggs, larvae and pupae, leaf-mines and characteristic plant damage of some species. The photography is stunning, and vivid proof that moths are beautiful and under-appreciated! This app is iPhone and iPad compatible and includes ground-breaking online access to the rich community-sourced data on UKMoths.org.uk and the National Biodiversity Network.Butterfly Conservation for every copy of the app downloaded.
A comprehensive field guide to the dragonflies and damselflies of Britain and Ireland. Covers in detail the identification of all 46 species that have been recorded in the region. It aims to help the Dragonfly-watcher – beginner or expert – to identify any species they encounter.
A comprehensive field guide to the bumblebees of Britain and Ireland. Covers in detail the identification of all 23 species currently recorded in the region. It aims to help anyone interested in bumblebees – beginner or expert – to identify the species they encounter.
Butterflies of Britain and Ireland
A comprehensive interactive field guide covering all 61 butterfly species that regularly occur in Britain and Ireland. A fantastic resource to have in the field, this handy guide contains everything you need to confidently identify butterfly species at all life stages: adults, larvae (caterpillars), pupae and even eggs.
Covers species that regularly occur in Britain and Ireland from the following Lepidoptera families: Skippers (Hesperiidae), Swallowtails (Papilionidae), Whites and Yellows (Pieridae), Hairstreaks, Coppers and Blues (Lycaenidae), Nymphalids, Fritillaries and Browns (Nymphalidae).
Video Guide to British Birds
This new BirdGuides software turns your iPhone or iPod Touch into a incredible video field guide that you can carry in your pocket and consult (or simply view to sharpen your ID skills) anywhere. The content is the same as on the latest 270 species edition of our acclaimed Video Guide to British Birds, but specially processed for optimal playback on the smaller screen. Running time is an astonishing 16 hours and you can control which species (from 1 to all 270) are loaded onto your device.
Bird News and Photographs
With built-in mobile internet access and a full-featured web browser (Safari) the iPhone is the perfect device for keeping up-to-date with the latest bird news and online information, no matter where you are. Make the most of your iPhone's unlimited data allowance, or your iPod Touch's WiFi connection with BirdGuides online services:
iDentify Guides - songs and calls at your fingertips
Recognising songs and calls is so often the key to bird identification. If you have an iPhone or iPod Touch, you can carry around an entire library of bird sounds in your pocket. With the iDentify range we have done everything to make the process of uploading and accessing audio recordings easy. The songs and calls have been carefully selected, logically named and thumbnail pictures of each species have been added. There are also optional introductory commentaries on the British edition. Two different versions are available covering British and European birds.