Morcombe field guide released as an iPhone/iPod touch app

To: "Peter Shute" <>
Subject: Morcombe field guide released as an iPhone/iPod touch app
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2010 08:31:36 +1100
I would think the calls are a lot better if they are from Dave's
collection. I'm not knocking the BOCA series, because I rely on them a
lot, but the more modern recordings, such as those by Dave Stewart, and
more recently Graeme Chapman, are superior in audio quality, and the ones
I've heard eliminate the pleasant but confusing ambient sounds of the bush
- and other bird calls!

Russell Woodford

On Fri, October 22, 2010 8:15 am, Peter Shute wrote:
> Will it run on an iPad? I'm not familiar with any of the three devices,
> but had assumed applications would work on any.
> It is good news, and hopefully other field guides will follow suit. I
> think the only existing similar application is the S&D field guide for
> PCs, which pre dates it by a long time. Obviously it was an idea before
> its time, and it will be interesting to see if others follow now, and for
> which devices.
> Are you able to explain how the application works? E.g. What does one do
> to look up a species image? Can one call up two at once to compare them,
> or quickly swap between them?
> And how much overlap is there between this set of calls and the BOCA
> calls?
> Peter Shute
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