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BirdsEye for Android coming this Fall!

One of the most frequent requests we've gotten is When will BirdsEye come to Android? Finally we have an answer.  I have energized the final stages of development and plan to have BirdsEye available for Android 4.2 and above in the Fall of 2014!

Building an Android version of BirdsEye has always been a big priority for us, even though it has taken us much longer than expected. The path to BirdsEye for Android actually started several years ago, when we began building the new BirdsEye for iOS in a way that we could easily expand to Android. BirdsEye for Android is important for many reasons, as it supports our mission of promoting bird science and conservation through the eBird project.  Android is is essential for reaching young birders, and birders in the tropics and getting them engaged in birding and the eBird project.

Pre-order BirdsEye for Android today:




What is BirdsEye?

BirdsEye is a powerful new field guide, powered by eBird data from citizen scientists around the world, synced to your lifelist, packed full of fantastic photography and built for mobile. 

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✔   See which bird species are being seen in you immediate vacinity using your phone's GPS and data on sighting reported to eBird for the date and locale. 

✔   BirdsEye NA is only app to include all extant species recorded in the ABA area, plus many exotics, for a total of 1044 species (including the most recent addition, Common Redstart!)

✔  Monthly abundance graphs indicate which birds are most likely to be seen in your area. 

✔  Find Birding Hotspots Nearby

✔   Locate unusual birds in the Notable sightings section.

✔   Sync with your eBird life lists and know what new birds are in your area. If you are working on a Big Year, or even a little year, BirdsEye "Needs" can help you fill in the gaps. Easily filter for only those birds in your area that aren't already on your list.

✔   Most birds have photos and sound recordings of songs and calls - new images and sounds are being added nearly every day!!

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To get a better idea how the app works, watch as Dave walks you through BirdsEye for iOS.

 

How you can help us build BirdsEye for Android

We continue to work hard to bring in the donations and grants we need to launch BirdsEye for Android.  So far we have received commitments for about $32,000 of the $45,000 needed for this project.  If you would like to help by making an advance purchase of BirdsEye for Android or an additional contribution, we would very much appreciate your help!

 

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