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 Post subject: Have You Seen This Bird Guide With Sound
Unread postPosted: Sat Oct 19, 2013 2:46 pm 
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I am not advertising at all as I make use of the HP PDA with Roberts 7. But it is an amazing guide and with sound all in one. This will make a wonderfull Xmas gift...pity my yl does not read this.
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http://www.brizabirdguide.co.za/index.php

remember to put your sound on and unlock sound on the web page if you hear nothing. :think:


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 Post subject: Re: HAVE YOU SEEN THIS BIRD GUIDE WITH SOUND
Unread postPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2013 8:24 am 
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I've seen the ads in some outdoor magazines. I think its an interesting concept but probably about 8 years too late. I have the Sasol app on my phone, so have all the sounds etc anyway. Why should I schlep an extra device around? From what I remember, the apps are cheaper than that guide anyway.

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 Post subject: Re: HAVE YOU SEEN THIS BIRD GUIDE WITH SOUND
Unread postPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2013 9:30 am 
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Yes, it sounds great. But, like you two, I have PDA with Sasol, so have the sounds anyway. Super Christmas present for someone who hasn't got any other app.

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 Post subject: Re: HAVE YOU SEEN THIS BIRD GUIDE WITH SOUND
Unread postPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2013 7:24 am 
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Interesting concept, but I agree it is a couple of years too late and at R650, that is a lot of money to fork out for only a book and the little callfinder gadget.


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 Post subject: Re: HAVE YOU SEEN THIS BIRD GUIDE WITH SOUND
Unread postPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2013 7:31 am 
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I dont know. I also have an app on my IPad. But it strikes me that this gadget/book combo may be a little less intimidating to people who arent that comfortable with all the portable computing and networking devices.


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 Post subject: Re: HAVE YOU SEEN THIS BIRD GUIDE WITH SOUND
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I have the Sasol app, and there are many birds with no sounds yet, and only drawings. I still like a good photograph, so I might go for this book. Wish it was a little less pricey. Also, for those birds that I can't almost immediately ID from memory, I still find it more convenient to page through a book with several birds per page rather than checking the candidates out one by one on the screen...


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 Post subject: Re: HAVE YOU SEEN THIS BIRD GUIDE WITH SOUND
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Dabchick wrote:
Also, for those birds that I can't almost immediately ID from memory, I still find it more convenient to page through a book with several birds per page rather than checking the candidates out one by one on the screen...
I agree :thumbs_up:

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