About this App
Birds of Africa is an identification guide to more than 1,000 species of birds on the checklists of West Africa. It was developed as an aid to conservation and is an asset of The African Bird Club.
· Free for anyone to download anywhere in the world
· Comprehensive and Lite Country Species lists
· 2700 full-screen, pinch-zoom photos for ALL species showing Male/Female/Juvenile/Non-breeding plumages
· Bird Calls for 880 species
· Extensive Text including for the different subspecies
· Range Maps in colour show Residency, Summer and Winter Visitor and Migration in Africa
· Worldwide Species Range on Google map
· In/out of range indicator and distance (km) to the nearest point of species' range from Current Position
· GPS recording of personal sightings
· Personal sightings shown on Google Maps
· Community sightings from other app users shown on Google Maps
· Similar Species options help identification of difficult species
· Back-up & Retrieval of Personal sightings logged on the Cloud
· Personal checklists displayed as a list or on Google maps
· Species lists can be viewed in Alphabetic or Taxonomic sequence
· Species names available in 10 different languages
· Intuitive operation with Help text if required
· Regular content updates
· Messaging service
The aim is to extend the App to cover other countries in West Africa and in time, the whole of Africa.
Requires access to good Wifi connections.
African Bird Club
The African Bird Club https://africanbirdclub.org is a UK registered charity dedicated to education, communication and conservation relating to Africa's birds.
Grouping of lite packages and updates to info pages
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.