Monday, March 26, 2007

Bird watching with an iPod

This sounds like a great way of adding a high-tech angle to the usually high-touch activity of bird-watching.

There have been times I wish I could have had bord sounds handy, so I would know which bird I was looking for in the underbrush.

Bird watching with an iPod

Here's an interesting use of PDAs + iPods to become a better bird watcher... Makes sense if you can quickly cycle through a ton of photos and songs when you're out in the field...

Birdwatchers have long headed into the woods with little more equipment than binoculars and a notebook. But when Laura Erickson sets out on a birding trip, she now brings along two digital cameras, a Palm device with a bird-species database and an iPod loaded with bird songs.

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(Via MAKE: Blog.)


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