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Birds of Brazil/Aves do Brasil - Songs, Calls and Photos/Vozes e Fotos: Volume 1, Atlantic Forest, Cerrado, Caatinga, Pantanal, Savannah, Coast

By: J Minns, D Buzzetti, C Albano, A Grosset, A Whittaker and R Parrini

3559 photos, 7324 sound recordings, 1048 maps

Ricardo Sigrist

DVD-ROM | Dec 2010 | #187180 | ISBN-13: 7898936311092
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Language: Bilingual in English and Portuguese

This DVD-ROM contains photos and sound recordings of 1051 bird species found in the Atlantic rain forest, Cerrado, Caatinga, Pantanal, the Southern Savannahs and the coasts of Brazil.

Full details of regional variations are included and the recordings feature the full repertoire of calls and songs where available.

Recommended system requirements:
- Microsoft Windows XP or higher
- PC with 2 GHz processor
- 2 GB of RAM
- 10 GB of available hard-disk space
- DVD Drive
- Microsoft Framework .NET 2.0
- Super VGA (1024 × 768) or higher resolution video adapter

Customer Reviews:

Aves do Brasil
by Norbert Roeder in Germany (02/08/2012)

The CD contains many picture of sounds of Southern Brasilian birds, however its pretty useless in practical terms, as

- the sound files are in a generic format that cannot be converted to mp3 (or at least no clue is given how to do it)
- the files (sounds and images) can only be accessed on CD
- the sound files are indexed using abbreviated scientific names making their access barely feasible
- the author / publisher refuse to respond to any questions, solving the issues mentioned above

Therefore, the whole package can only be used at home but the state of the art use of these sound libraries, to have a comparison in the field, or to tape certain species is not feasible. (O.K. you can run around in the field with your netbook; however a smartphone or mobile would just be more convenient)


VOL. 1 - Atlantic Forest, Cerrado, Caatinga, Pantanal, Savannas and Coast
- 51 hours of audio;
- 1051 species;
- 3559 photographs;
- 7324 vocalizations;
- 1048 maps;
- Authors: Jeremy Minns, Dante Buzzetti, Ciro Albano, Arthur Grosset, Andrew Whittaker e Ricardo Parrini.

Minimum System Requirements:
- Microsoft Windows 98 or higher;
- PC with 1 GHz processor clock speed;
- 512 MB of RAM;
- 5 GB of available hard-disk space;
- DVD drive;
- Microsoft Framework .NET 2.0;
- Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher-resolution video adapter;

Recommended System Requirements:
- Microsoft Windows XP or higher;
- PC with 2 GHz processor clock speed;
- 2 GB of RAM;
- 10 GB of available hard-disk space;
- DVD drive;
- Microsoft Framework .NET 2.0;
- Super VGA (1024 x 768) or higher-resolution video adapter;

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