Absence of sound on some devices

By birdingf on

Some users have reported problems hearing the bird sounds on some devices. Possible solutions: Be sure the ringer and vibration options are set the way you want them. See http://ipod.about.com/od/phonefeatures/qt/turn_off_ringer.htm for ideas. If still no sound, try plugging earphone, check for sound, then unplug. Please post any experiences on this subject.

Some Notes on Testing the Birding App for Costa Rica in the Field

By patrick on

I came back from a great weekend of guiding in the Dominical area. Lots of great birding down that way even though the area isn’t a main stop on most birding tours to Costa Rica. On this recent trip, highlights included 16 species of raptors, Yellow-bellied and Ruddy-breasted Seedeaters, Black-tailed Flycatcher, and Mangrove Hummingbird. It …

Images in the Costa Rica Birds Field Guide app

By patrick on

Some answers to some FAQs about the images used in the app: Are all of the pictures from Costa Rica?– 99% were taken in Costa Rica. There might be one or two images from Panama and I know that the Orchard Oriole was taken in central Illinois. ¬†Who did the photography for the app?– Randall …