Birds – A book you can talk to! Ask the AI-based avatar, Electra, anything you like. She will speak and text the answer. This online book combines storytelling, a bird ID app, video streaming, animations, hands-on activities and interactive explorations to explore the living dinosaurs we call birds. This is not just a book, it is an extraordinary new type of experience, appropriate for naturalists of all ages.
- Ponder what makes a bird, a bird.
- Discover what makes a bird, a dinosaur.
- Decode the language of birds.
- Watch magnificent birds LIVE — feeding, nesting and raising their young all over the world.
- Distinguish which feathers are from a bird’s wing and which are from its tail. Which are contour feathers and which are down feathers?
- Identify what a bird eats by just looking at its beak.
- Explore what a bird’s footprint can tell you about that bird.
- Find the camouflaged bird hidden in each picture.
- Learn about the different types of birds.
- Discover how some birds are the world’s toxic, clean-up crews.
- Learn how other birds can cruise for days and not seek dry land for years!
- Explore the endearing courting, nesting and parenting behaviors of birds.
- Find out which birds can hover, fly backwards and even fly upside down! Which can dive at over 100 miles an hour?
- Make ever better paper airplanes to explore how birds fly.
- Learn about The Age of Terror Birds. These giant birds were once an apex predator.
- Have a question? Select the Electra ICON and she will materialize. Converse with her by either speaking or typing. Click her away to return to the book.