11/27/2007

Birding tools

The holiday season is upon us and you may be looking for a new tool for you ro another loved one. Here are some of the latest innovative technologies that you can combine with your binoculars, spotting scope, camera and field guide. By the way, I am just providing the info I am not getting any kick backs nor do I personally endorse any of these products.

Software:Bird ID & Tracking
National Geographic Birds Handheld PDA & Software An all-in-one device that you will carry in the field - smaller than a bird book - and have access to everything a bird book would give you and much more. Pictures, songs, and identification helps. You can keep track of what you see in the field and load it onto your PC when you get home. Includes a Palm Tungsten E2+256 MB SD card and the National Geographic software.

Thayer's Birds of North America CD-ROM This is version 3.9 and is the latest version of Thayer's Birds of North America CD-ROM, released July 31, 2007. It was created in collaboration with the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology.

AviSysBird AviSysBird listing software for PCs. You can record your bird sightings easily and very fast. You get beautiful printed pages showing your life lists.

Bird Song CDsLots of different options

Cameras

Bird feeder camera Capture great bird photos without disturbing your birds or their environment with the NovaBird Backyard Bird Natural Green Camera. Designed specifically for backyard birders, this automatic 3.0 mega pixel digital camera finally enables you to capture those once difficult to obtain, close-up images of your favorite feathered friends.

Bird house camera Record your backyard wildlife in real time either during the day or at night.

Bird ID Identiflyer

Player Identiflyer Player with two cardsListen to each bird song by pushing a button next its picture. A great way to learn birds' songs.

iFlyer BirdSong Wand It's really simple. You press a button and scan a barcode, and iFlyer plays a high-quality digital recording of a bird's song. The "ScanCodes" are printed in a pocket-sized "ScanBook" (54 pages) which includes gorgeous bird illustrations along with mnemonic cues to help you remember the songs.

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