Item Description:This version 4.0 was replaced in February, 2012 by the new version 4.5. Click to see the new version
Thayer Birding Software and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology have joined forces to create the ultimate DVD for birders. The Thayer's Guide to Birds of North America version 4 features the 700 bird species seen in the U.S. or Canada (excludes only very rare or accidental species.)
Install this on either a Windows or a Mac computer!
This incredible DVD includes 2,500 color photos, 700 range maps and songs for 653 species. 275 video clips showing bird behavior are also included. This DVD can help you identify unfamiliar birds. Simply select the color, size, habitat, location or sound of your bird and the Identification Wizard will show you everything that matches your description!
Also included are 700 quizzes arranged into "Birding Hot Spots", "Christmas Bird Counts", Favorite Birds" and more. Set the level at Easy or crank it all the way up to Difficult. Select Multiple Choice, Fill-in-the-blank, Flash Card or "Pick One" quizzes. This DVD also includes a listing and recordkeeping program to help you remember the birds you have seen.
With version 4, you can also share Custom Lists with your friends, download songs and photos to an iPod for your own personal use and add your own comments for each bird. New colorful icons make it very easy to use the DVD.
New features in version 4 include detailed range maps showing the Central and South American ranges, Banding Codes and an ID Wizard Photo galley that displays not just males in breeding plumage, but females or immatures as well.
Added Bonus: The Birder's Handbook, a classic 700 page bird reference book is also included in electronic format! Read over 250 essays and find out about the nesting habits, diet and life cycle of each species.
System Requirements: This DVD works on either Windows or Mac computers. For Windows: Windows 7, Vista, XP or 2000 operating system (32-bit or 64-bit computers); For Mac: OS X 10.7 (Lion), 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.5 (Leopard) or 10.4 (Tiger); Intel processor; DVD drive; 2.5 Gig on hard drive; plus hardware and software required to support multimedia applications. Some features of this DVD require an Internet connection.
Please show me the new Birds of North America Gold edition DVD with 550 videos, expanded range maps, the ability to make your own quizzes, the ability to import your own photos, songs and videos, plus much more.