BirdBox is a physical bird box that turns an iPhone or iPod Touch into a nesting-box cuckoo alarm clock. Touching the clock face reveals the interior of the birdbox, whilst the alarm gently wakens you with the soundand sight of the nesting birds.BirdBox Alarm Clock
The BirdBox app is free and is on the App Store, whilst Birdboxes are for sale.
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