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Sibley Guide Updates


Good recent news from David Sibley!

1)  The awesome Sibley eGuide to Birds is now available for Kindle Fire.  Fantastic to see a great birding guide available for this popular new tablet.


2) A Windows Phone 7 version of the guide is also forthcoming so folks with devices running on that platform will be in the mix soon.

3) On his Facebook page, David commented that the long-anticipated revision to the Sibley Guide to Birds is expected to be out in 2013!

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Bill Schmoker

Bill Schmoker

Bill is known in the birding community as a leading digital photographer of birds. Since 2001 he has built a collection of digital bird photos documenting over 640 species of North American birds. His photography has appeared in international nature publications, books, newspapers, interpretive signs, web pages, advertisements, corporate logos, and as references for art works. Also a published writer, Bill wrote a chapter for Good Birders Don't Wear White, is a past Colorado/Wyoming regional editor for North American Birds and is proud to be on the Leica Birding Team. Bill is a Colorado eBird reviewer and is especially fond of his involvement with the ABA's Institute for Field Ornithology and Young Birder Programs. Bill is a popular birding guide, speaker, and workshop instructor, and teaches middle school science in Boulder, Colorado. When he isn’t birding he enjoys family time with his wife and son.
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  • Rick Wright

    I actually entered the 20th century and bought the ‘app’ for the Kindle Fire; love it. Now when I’m leading a group I don’t have to lug a book. I have noticed a couple of mislabeled songs, though.

  • Bill Schmoker

    Good to hear, Rick!  I'm sure David would appreciate your feedback on things like mislabeled songs.  The neat thing about apps like this is that mistakes like that can be corrected in future free updates, unlike books where typos sit permanently until a revision which of course you then have to buy…

  • Rick Wright

    yes, I neglected to take note of the ones I saw, but I’ll pay attention. This really is a great thing.

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