The Crossley ID Guide is an innovative new bird guide, but what else does the future hold? Over at 10,000 Birds, they asked their readers to describe the future of bird guides. Here is the first in a series of installments that will consider the responses they received. Predictably, everyone sees a digital future — sound files, video files, bird scanning optics. Click over and leave your thoughts in the comments field — what do you look forward to in the future?