Improvements to Percevia Bird Search Engine
- This list has been very supportive of the Percevia Field Guide to Bird's of
North America search engine. Many have made valuable contributions and I
wanted to point out some new developments in this non profit venture.
o Entire interface has been revamped to allow viewing on 800 x 600 displays.
o Now 755 birds of North America in the database.
o NEW Wizard identification method asks simple questions to help you ID:
o Graphic elements have been reduced to allow faster download on dialup
o NEW Species Account Pages. Allen's Hummingbird Example:
o NEW Head Pattern field mark.
o Any species account page can be printed and put in a binder.
o Side by side Comparison Grid: Example of four birds:
o Online tutorial/help:
o Percevia to be used in the Wild Bird Feeding Institute's
(http://www.wbfi.org) "Project Wildbird" Research Study of back yard feeding
habits starting this year. Details:
o QuickSearch Toolbar can be added to your website. Type in a bird's name,
autocomplete menu finds all birds close to the name, click on it, see the
o 75,000 visitors in April.
Thanks to everyone for the continuing support.