About this App
This first version of The Birds of Africa is an identification guide to nearly 1,000 species of birds on the checklists of Nigeria / Benin / Togo and Ghana. 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 870 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
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.