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Roberts' VII Multimedia Birds of Southern Africa

By: Guy Gibbon(Author)

Southern African Birding

DVD-ROM | Windows | Aug 2012 | #199565 | ISBN-13: 6005625000415
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About this product

A comprehensive and interactive reference that combines multimedia data on over 960 Southern African bird species, with eight interactive modules that facilitate almost every aspect of ‘computer birding’. This edition is extensively revised with new text, illustrations and photos, re-edited bird sounds and new sonograms, updated distribution maps and rare bird records, and improved program functions.

The multimedia data includes (* indicates new or extensively revised data):

- the comprehensive text* of Roberts Birds of Southern Africa VII Edition
- the field-guide text* and illustrations* of the Roberts Bird Guide
- Guy Gibbon's collection of over 920 bird sounds* and 1900 sonograms*
- over 960 individual bird pages including new species*
- 180 field guide pages* with over 1400 illustrations* and identification pointers*
- over 8000 photos* including 500 nest and 700 egg photos • colour-coded distribution maps indicating distribution of sub-species*
- seasonal status bar indicating occurrence and breeding
- endemic and red data species indicators
- over 6000 rare bird records* in the text and plotted on distribution maps
- English, Afrikaans, Scientific, German, French, Portuguese* and Dutch names*
- 280 birding site descriptions illustrated with 600 photos
- 16 habitat descriptions with photos, bird lists and habitat soundtracks

In the interactive modules you can

- browse the larger 'field-guide' pages as a book
- view individual bird pages with text, illustrations, distribution maps, photos, sounds and sonograms, alternative names, and rare bird records
- compare similar birds, make notes, add sightings
- identify birds, nests, eggs and sounds using simple observations
- generate bird lists for any area and create your own personal lists
- 'go birding' at over 280 birding sites with text, photos and bird lists
- add your own photos to bird pages and birding site pages
- enjoy a screensaver with over 4000 photos
- link to our web page for the latest program updates

System Requirements:

- Windows XP/Vista/7, Internet Explorer 6 or later, DVD drive, 1.8 GB hard drive space
- Registration via internet or phone required

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