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Bird ID Apps

Unread postby shrew » Sun Jun 28, 2015 4:50 pm

Hi all

This question has more than likely been asked by many so if the subject has been discussed before I am sorry to waste your time.

What is the best APP to download to my tablet that can help with Bird ID?

Thank you

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Re: Bird ID Apps

Unread postby inyanga 1 » Sun Jun 28, 2015 9:03 pm

shrew
you don't say which tablet you are using (IOS or Android) ...
We have found the roberts multimedia works for both. It is very interactive, works 'off network' and offers access to roberts online website.
http://www.sabirding.co.za/
There may be others that are recommended but my experience of the above, and their support, is exemplary.

:redface: That doesn't necessarily mean my bird id
http://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=35621
and duckings challenge
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results are to be ultra-proud as a result of the app ...
but in a vehicle in the back of nowhere they are useful apps to have.
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Re: Bird ID Apps

Unread postby leervis » Sat Jul 25, 2015 11:31 am

I have been using the Robert's On my Android Phone and tablet and it is brilliant with one weakness. Every now and then the app. checks with Google play to make sure that you are a paid user. If you are out of cell phone range for 4 or 5 days you may find that the app no longer works until you have " checked in " again.
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Re: Bird ID Apps

Unread postby DinkyBird » Sat Jul 25, 2015 1:57 pm

Ah, thanks for that explanation leevis. I also use the Roberts (have both Roberts and Sasol) and love it. But have found if in Kruger for eg, and I try open it (sometimes) when I do not have an internet connection, it bombs out.

But great for ID, logging, bird calls etc. Use it a great deal.
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Re: Bird ID Apps

Unread postby inyanga 1 » Sat Jul 25, 2015 8:08 pm

hi
i read somewhere that the roberts app checks with google app store once a month.

i'll contact support to ask if a forced phone home can be triggered manually.

you can delete and reinstall because its paid for and it will find the data set and starts the countdown again.

If you have multiple androids with the same google login you can load it to both if you require to.

enjoy the rest of the weekend.
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