Archive for August, 2010

Here are the bird book reviews published in the last month or so that I’m aware of. Birds of the West Indies (Princeton Illustrated Checklists) Magnificent Frigatebird The Drinking Bird Idaho Birding Blog Bayshore Summer Aimophila Adventures The Zen Birdfeeder Nightjars of the World Birdchick Magnificent Frigatebird Idaho Birding Blog Examiner.com Peterson Reference Guide to […]

by Bridget Stutchbury

An excellent introduction to the behavior and social lives of birds.

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August 20, 2010

Birdcountr

Birdcountr

Reviews, Software

An app for entering bird lists on the iPhone.

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Several good bird books have been published lately, of which here are a few. I’m planning to do full reviews for all of these, but thought I’d go ahead and present some brief thoughts (especially since I don’t write nearly as fast as I wish I did). The Private Lives of Birds: A Scientist Reveals […]

by Fiona A. Reid, Twan Leenders, Jim Zook, and Robert Dean

A nice general field guide to Costa Rica’s incredible wildlife.

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Back in June, the Sibley eGuide app was given a major update. According to the release notes, the new version (1.5.1) includes the following: Larger images Replaced Next/Previous buttons with a swipe gesture Added one-tap enlargement of images and text Added the ability to rotate the device to landscape mode for larger images, bigger text […]

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