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The Best Apps To Identify Birds

It's Shazam for birds! You have a computer in your pocket, shouldn't it be able to identify every single bird breed on the planet? If you know the right apps to use, now it can. These awesome apps will tell you what type of bird you're looking at or listening to. Just open the app, wait for the app to listen a few seconds and these apps will instantly return the name and information of the bird breed. There are dozens of extra features these apps offer, so read over our descriptions and pick the one you like best!

Audubon Bird Guide
iBird Pro Guide to Birds
Birdwatcher's Diary
Birds of Peru
Merlin Bird ID by Cornell Lab

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

Audubon Bird Guide
Audubon Bird Guide

Audubon Bird Guide

National Audubon Society

See what's in the trees.

Your ultimate resource for bird watching.

iBird Pro Guide to Birds
iBird Pro Guide to Birds

iBird Pro Guide to Birds

Mitch Waite Group

iBird Pro is a self-contained, take-anywhere-no-Internet-required app that turns your iPhone into a field guide to birds of North America

iBird Pro is a self-contained, take-anywhere-no-Internet-required app that turns your iPhone into a field guide to birds of North America. iBird offers a search engine designed for identifying birds plus a neural-network feature for identifying birds from any photo. What birders say they love about iBird the most is its premium-quality encyclopedic reference to every avian species in the United...

Birdwatcher's Diary
Birdwatcher's Diary

Birdwatcher's Diary

Stevens Creek Software

Birdwatcher's Diary™ is the perfect field companion for birders in any part of the world

Birdwatcher's Diary™ is the perfect field companion for birders in any part of the world! In seconds you can record the birds you see or hear with time and exact location automatically recorded, and add additional field notes. From the field you can upload your sightings, complete with a map showing the location of each sighting, to eBird, Facebook, Twitter,...

Birds of Peru
Birds of Peru

Birds of Peru

Birds In The Hand, LLC

Princeton Field Guides are comprehensive, in-depth identification tools designed for all nature enthusiasts

Princeton Field Guides are comprehensive, in-depth identification tools designed for all nature enthusiasts.

This is the interactive mobile field guide version of Birds of Peru by Schulenberg, Stotz, Lane, O'Neill & Parker. Like the paper edition, it is the most complete and authoritative field guide to this diverse neotropical landscape, featuring every one of Peru's 1,817 bird species. Every distinct plumage...

Merlin Bird ID by Cornell Lab
Merlin Bird ID by Cornell Lab

Merlin Bird ID by Cornell Lab

Cornell University

What's that bird

What's that bird? Ask Merlin—the world’s leading app for birds. Just like magic, Merlin Bird ID will help you solve the mystery.

Merlin Bird ID helps you identify birds you see and hear. Merlin is unlike any other bird app—it's powered by eBird, the world’s largest database of bird sightings, sounds, and photos.

Merlin offers four fun ways to identify birds. Answer...

Birds PRO HD
Birds PRO HD

Birds PRO HD

NATURE MOBILE G.m.b.H.

The version 2

The version 2.0 of the app is available for download. Please search for iKnow Birds 2 PRO


Birds PRO is the ultimate field gide for EUROPE. Check out Birds PRO - Northern America for the US, Canada and Mexico.


+++ 304 Birds - 2000 Photos - 550 Sounds Offline and Various Online - Bird Names in 30+ Languages - Visual and...

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Apps with average score

Birds of New Zealand
Birds of New Zealand
Birds of New Zealand

Birds of New Zealand

mydigitalearth.com

The Birds of New Zealand app is an interactive version of the newly released Birds of New Zealand: A Photographic Guide by Paul Scofield and Brent Stephenson. This application has specific features that will enhance your birding experience.

FEATURES:
● Universal app – the app will automatically take advantage of the...

BirdLasser
BirdLasser
BirdLasser

BirdLasser

Lejint Pty Ltd

BirdLasser is a fun, easy way to record your bird sightings and share with friends, your community and contribute to conservation.

• Spot - Capture bird sightings painlessly with GPS precision, even when offline.
• Plot - Effortlessly view and manage your trip cards. Automatically backup your trips and lifelist to the...

iBird Hawaii & Palau Guide
iBird Hawaii & Palau Guide
iBird Hawaii & Palau Guide

iBird Hawaii & Palau Guide

Mitch Waite Group

Ready for exotic birds? iBird Hawaii and Palau is the only 100% complete app guide to birds of the Hawaiian Islands as well as the environmentally sensitive island nation of Palau. The app, which contains 228 species of Hawaiian birds and 169 species of Palauan birds offers all the features...

Audubon Birds of Central Park
Audubon Birds of Central Park
Audubon Birds of Central Park

Audubon Birds of Central Park

National Audubon Society

Nothing beats Audubon mobile field guides. With 2 million downloads, they are the most trusted authoritative field guide collection in North America.

Audubon Bird Guide: Central Park is your essential guide to identifying and understanding all the birds that can be found in one of the most unique park settings on...

iBird Yard+ Guide to Birds
iBird Yard+ Guide to Birds
iBird Yard+ Guide to Birds

iBird Yard+ Guide to Birds

Mitch Waite Group

iBird Yard Plus Guide to Birds has 270 species of North America. It is designed specifically for the 126 species of garden and yard birds found in North America and Hawaii and an additional 144 species of common birds most birders are likely to see such as ducks, hawks, seabirds,...

iKnow Birds LITE - USA
iKnow Birds LITE - USA
iKnow Birds LITE - USA

iKnow Birds LITE - USA

NATURE MOBILE G.m.b.H.

The ultimate FIELD GUIDE to BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA, all in the palm of your hand!

Finally, you have the option to identify species without the help of a heavy book. You get a comprehensive library full of facts, figures, and images. Read fascinating information and learn facts about birds; browse...

Larkwire Learn Birds
Larkwire Learn Birds
Larkwire Learn Birds

Larkwire Learn Birds

Larkwire

BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA

Learn birds the fun way!

Learn to identify the birds that you're seeing and hearing.

Larkwire is a complete, game-based system for learning. Great for beginners and still challenging for advanced birders.

Audio courses teach you to identify bird sounds and visual courses teach plumage. All courses are created...

The Warbler Guide
The Warbler Guide
The Warbler Guide

The Warbler Guide

Princeton University Press

Warbler Guide App
Tom Stephenson & Scott Whittle

Winner of the 2016 PROSE Award for Best App/eProduct

The Warbler Guide App is the perfect companion to Princeton’s revolutionary and widely acclaimed book The Warbler Guide, by Tom Stephenson and Scott Whittle. Whether for study or field use, this innovative app delivers the full...

ChirpOMatic - Birdsong Europe
ChirpOMatic - Birdsong Europe
ChirpOMatic - Birdsong Europe

ChirpOMatic - Birdsong Europe

Spiny Software Ltd

“Top of the pile of bird song recognition apps” - Bird Watching magazine
The only birdsong app that can safely be used on nature reserves!
Featured by Apple in 'Celebrate Springtime’ and "App of the Day".

ChirpOMatic is an excellent way to identify bird sounds around you. Simply record a bird singing and...

Big Year Birding ABA
Big Year Birding ABA
Big Year Birding ABA

Big Year Birding ABA

PVI Maine LLC

Big Year Birding offers all birders from novice to expert a fast and easy way to record sightings in the field.

Whether you are doing a Big Year, local Christmas Bird Count or simply keeping track of the birds in your own backyard, Big Year Birding makes recording your sightings easy,...

iBird UK Pro Guide to Birds
iBird UK Pro Guide to Birds
iBird UK Pro Guide to Birds

iBird UK Pro Guide to Birds

Mitch Waite Group

iBird United Kingdom and Ireland Pro, the world’s most popular identification app to birds of the UK, is now available as Version 10.06. iBird UK Pro now offers two powerful features: Birds Around Me (BAM) and Percevia™ smart search. Smart search lets you identify birds just like the experts while...

Costa Rica Birds
Costa Rica Birds
Costa Rica Birds

Costa Rica Birds

Michael Mullin

Field Guide for mobile devices

Costa Rica Birds includes all of the birds that have occurred in this beautiful country. This digital field guide requires no Internet connection and has a wealth of information and features that also make it an excellent reference guide before, during, and after any trip to...

Chirp! Bird Songs & Calls USA
Chirp! Bird Songs & Calls USA
Chirp! Bird Songs & Calls USA

Chirp! Bird Songs & Calls USA

Spiny Software Ltd

Listen to and learn hundreds of bird songs and calls from across the continental United States, with up to 34 seconds of song for each bird, and alternative recordings for some birds.

Choose a state or group of states then sort the bird sounds in a variety of ways. Sort...

Birds Mimic
Birds Mimic
Birds Mimic

Birds Mimic

Savvas Petrou

Birds Mimic is an app where you can hear songs of several birds.
Listen and relax!
Enjoy!

Features
- Retina display graphics
- Crystal Clear song birds

Includes
- Blackcap
- Turdus
- Black Thrush
- Partridge
- Common Quail
- Collared Dove
- Woodcock
- Wild Rabbit
- Turtle Dove
- Corn Bunting
- Wood Pigeon
- Black Francolin
- Bee-Eater
- Goldfinch
- Calandra Lark

Larkwire Learn Bird Songs 2
Larkwire Learn Bird Songs 2
Larkwire Learn Bird Songs 2

Larkwire Learn Bird Songs 2

Larkwire

WATER BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA

Learn bird songs the fun way!

This is the app used by professionals to master birding by ear.

Have you always wanted to know what birds you were hearing? If you love birds, knowing bird songs and bird calls is like being able to speak their language.

Larkwire...

iKnow Birds PRO - USA
iKnow Birds PRO - USA
iKnow Birds PRO - USA

iKnow Birds PRO - USA

NATURE MOBILE G.m.b.H.

The ultimate FIELD GUIDE to BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA, all in the palm of your hand!

Finally, you have the option to identify species without the help of a heavy book. You get a comprehensive library full of facts, figures, and images. Read fascinating information and learn facts about birds; browse...

Collins Bird Guide
Collins Bird Guide
Collins Bird Guide

Collins Bird Guide

NatureGuides Ltd.

‘It’s much more convenient than taking a big book with you...the Collins app is fantastic.’
– Chris Packham, Metro

‘The Collins Bird Guide app is destined to become a real triumph, the ultimate in field guide apps — and deservedly so.’
– BirdGuides

The Collins Bird Guide App combines world-class illustrations and comprehensive information...

Collins British Bird Guide
Collins British Bird Guide
Collins British Bird Guide

Collins British Bird Guide

NatureGuides Ltd.

Collins British Bird Guide takes 262 of the most commonly seen British & Irish bird species from the award-winning Collins Bird Guide and presents them in the same easy-to-use practical format. Search for a species by location, time of year or plumage traits; browse the stunning illustrations by Killian Mullarney...

Birds of Britain and Europe
Birds of Britain and Europe
Birds of Britain and Europe

Birds of Britain and Europe

Pierre-Olivier Templier

360 birds of Europe. More than 1000 pictures. 337 sounds.
Similar to "Wild Flowers", Birds Europe is a field guide which allows you to identify with ease the birds of Europe.
No need for internet connectivity : all is in the app.

An assistant allows you to select criteria as the color, the...

BirdSounds Costa Rica
BirdSounds Costa Rica
BirdSounds Costa Rica

BirdSounds Costa Rica

BirdingApps

BirdSounds Costa Rica is a comprehensive collection of songs and calls of birds of Costa Rica. It includes more than 2000 tracks for 765 bird species. This app is the perfect complement to your paper field guide to the birds of Costa Rica.

The BirdSounds Costa Rica app offers:

• Sounds of...

Panama Birds Field Guide
Panama Birds Field Guide
Panama Birds Field Guide

Panama Birds Field Guide

Michael Mullin

Full-featured birding field guide for Panama
-Images for more than 950 species
-Vocalizations for nearly 750 species including several endemics
-Information, field marks, range maps for all species on the Panama list

NO ADVERTISEMEMTS. FREE UPGRADES WITH ADDITIONAL IMAGES AND SOUNDS.

Additional features:
-Comprehensive SEARCH filter
-Search by name
-Sorting options
-Make target lists
-Check as seen, heard, or...

Costa Rica Birds Basic
Costa Rica Birds Basic
Costa Rica Birds Basic

Costa Rica Birds Basic

Michael Mullin

Field guide for Costa Rica showing 360 of the most spectacular and commonly encountered bird species.
-Images for each species.
-Vocalizations for most.
-Range maps, descriptions, field marks, and other information for all.

NO ADVERTISEMEMTS. FREE UPGRADES.

Additional features include:
-Comprehensive SEARCH filter
-Search by name
-Sorting options
-Make target lists
-Check as seen, heard, or unseen/heard
-Personal notes
-Camera, email notes...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

Birds of Britain Pocket Guide

Birds of Britain Pocket Guide

Spiny Software Ltd

Our apps are British-made, by British naturalists - we know our stuff! Fantastic photos, songs, calls, distribution maps and detailed information for over 200 birds - all the common and best known birds in Britain arranged by family or alphabetically. The specially written bird notes cover the appearance, habitat, diet, lifespan, nesting habits, rarity status, and distribution in Britain, as well as interesting facts.

The photo-based Bird Finder will quickly identify a mystery bird, then you can mark it as seen, add your own photos, and make a note about it. Automatically note the current date, time, latitude, longitude and Grid Reference. The app includes iCloud syncing, so that if you have more than one device (iPhone, iPod or iPad) your sightings will automatically synchronise.

"I don't say this often, but you guys should charge more for this neat little piece of work! I almost feel guilty now, for the price!" - AppStore review

Great features! This is the ONLY budget British bird app with the following features:
• A photo-based BIRD FINDER based on appearance, habitat, location, date and more
• Carefully selected photos of MALES, FEMALES and JUVENILES, to show the main features
• Labelled photos of KEY FEATURES
• A COMPARE IMAGES feature
• A SONG or CALL for EVERY BIRD
• A HISTORY feature to make it easy to go back to the last bird you looked at
• Select the birds for the area WHERE YOU LIVE
• European distribution maps for EVERY BIRD
• A BACK-UP system so you can save your data
• iCLOUD syncing to synchronise your sightings across your devices

The Pocket Birds app includes birds that are likely to be seen without making a special trip, plus well-known species. Want more? For the full works, look for Birds of Britain Pro: A Field Guide.

Audubon Birds of California

Audubon Birds of California

National Audubon Society

Nothing beats Audubon mobile field guides. With 2 million downloads, they are the most trusted authoritative field guide collection in North America.

Did you know the California Condor is the largest flying bird in North America, with a wingspan of over nine feet? On your next trip to California, see this remarkable endangered species for yourself. Bring along the Audubon Bird Guide: California mobile app, and find out more fun facts Identify 523 species of birds with in-depth descriptions, thousands of professional photographs, range maps, bird songs, and more.


Features

■ Multiple images of each species in their natural habitat from the best bird photographers show the diversity of birds as you see them, in their natural habitat by gender, age and seasonal plumage variations

■ Ability to enlarge each image to see incredible detail

■ Contains an unparalleled library of bird sounds and calls - over 8 hours from the best audio field naturalists in North America

■ State-of-the-Art search functions:

- By common name (First/Last) and Scientific

- By shape

- By family in taxonomic order

- By multiple “advanced search” variables including wing shapes, location, song call types, song call patterns, habitats, region, shape, size and more

■ The most complete species descriptions updated to the latest AOU checklist, with extensive details on behavior, habitat, life history, nesting times, number of eggs, nest location, bird family info, similar species

■ A complete reference section describes how to bird, how to identify birds, conservation, classification and more

■ Designed for the experienced birder and field naturalist, yet user friendly for a new or beginning birder


About Audubon Guides:

Audubon Guides are a comprehensive suite of interactive digital field guides that combine mobile technology with the National Audubon Society’s vast library of information on North American wildlife. For more information, please visit www.audubon.org/apps.

About the Developer:

The National Audubon Society saves birds and their habitats throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education and on-the-ground conservation. Audubon's state programs, nature centers, chapters and partners have an unparalleled wingspan that reaches millions of people each year to inform, inspire and unite diverse communities in conservation action. Since 1905, Audubon's vision has been a world in which people and wildlife thrive. Audubon is a nonprofit conservation organization. Learn more at www.audubon.org and @audubonsociety.

For assistance, please email audubonguides@audubon.org

eGuide to Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

eGuide to Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

mydigitalearth.com

The eGuide to Birds of the Indian Subcontinent is an interactive companion to Birds of the Indian Subcontinent – the definitive guide for birdwatchers visiting the region. It covers India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Maldives. This application has specific features that will enhance your birding experience.

FEATURES:
Hi-res images, distribution maps and detailed text descriptions of over 1300 bird species found in the Indian Subcontinent.
These images can be expanded to fill the entire width of the screen in portrait and landscape.
“Bird Compare” that allows you to compare two birds on the same screen.
A personal bird list that stores your bird sightings saved to the device that can then be exported through email.
View the Bird Index by Common or Scientific bird names either alphabetically or taxonomically.

*Uninstalling the program will result in the loss of your list, it is recommended that you keep your own master list separate from the program.

Chirp! Bird Songs Canada

Chirp! Bird Songs Canada

Spiny Software Ltd

Listen to and learn hundreds of bird songs and calls from across Canada, with up to 34 seconds of song for each bird, and alternative recordings for some birds.

Choose a province then sort the bird sounds in a variety of ways. Sort by song style to compare birds that hoot and coo, or those with high pitched songs for example, or, if you are a beginner, you might like to sort the birds by commonness, so you can listen to the most common ones first, then move on to less frequent backyard visitors. More advanced birders may like to listen to birds from a particular habitat, such as forest or freshwater. You can make lists of your favourites so that you can find them quickly.

Use the quiz to test your memory. Answer fast to earn a score multiplier and get on the high score table! Experienced birders can use the custom quiz to help distinguish and learn similar songs.

And when you need a rest, try the slideshow feature - choose which birds to include, maybe add background bird song, then simply relax. If you want to continue learning while you relax, switch the voiceover on and hear the name of the bird announced at the end of each clip. This is also a good way of competing with the family - who can say the name of the bird first?

Problems? Email us: spiny@spinysoftware.com

eGuide to Birds of East Africa

eGuide to Birds of East Africa

mydigitalearth.com

**Now a universal app - designed for iPad and iPhone/iPod Touch**

The eGuide to Birds of East Africa is an interactive companion to Terry Stevenson and John Fanshawe's Birds of East Africa field guide – the essential guide for birdwatchers visiting this spectacular region. It covers Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. This application has specific features that will enhance your birding experience.

FEATURES:
Hi-res images, distribution maps and detailed text descriptions of over 1300 bird species including breeding species and regular visitors.
These images can be expanded to fill the entire width of the screen in portrait and landscape.
Audible calls for more than 1000 bird species
“Bird Compare” that allows you to compare two birds on the same screen.
A personal bird list that stores your bird sightings saved to the device that can then be exported through email.
View the Bird Index by Common or Scientific bird names either alphabetically or taxonomically.

*Uninstalling the program will result in the loss of your list, it is recommended that you keep your own master list separate from the program.

Audubon Owls Guide

Audubon Owls Guide

National Audubon Society

Nothing beats Audubon mobile field guides. With 2 million downloads, they are the most trusted authoritative field guide collection in North America.

Audubon Bird Guide: Owls is a fun-filled, interactive guide to the 19 owl species of North America. Featuring everything you need to know about owls, the app goes in-depth with species descriptions, audio of calls, range maps, up-to-date reference material and much more. Audubon Owls also includes games, puzzles, quizzes, and videos, with a special video, Owl in the Vineyard, all designed to enhance and test your knowledge of one of the most intriguing bird species on earth.

Key Features:

• In-depth descriptions of every North American Owl, with authoritative information on appearance, habitat, behavior and more.

• Owl songs and calls for every audible owl in North America

• High-quality professional photographs depicting each species in their natural habitat

• Range Maps

• Puzzles, quizzes, and videos to in increase your owl knowledge

• Video with intriguing owl info plus great owl footage


App Functions

• Identify a sighting with unprecedented accuracy. Search for an owl using multiple variables including wing shape, locomotion, song type, and song pattern. Also search by size, region, color, and more.

• Browse by shape, name (first, last, scientific), or by family

• Navigate the app with ease thanks to an advanced and intuitive interface.

• Sync on demand to update new species information as it is added to our database, including photos, range maps, bird songs and calls, more

• Use the app on your iPhone or iTouch anywhere, anytime. No internet connection necessary.

• Join our online community of nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts

• Interact, post and share sightings, photos, tips, opinions and more

• Send us your suggestions, comments or requests. We also welcome submissions of high quality photography of birds and other species. You can contact us directly by selecting "Feedback" in the "More" section of the application.

About Audubon Guides:

Audubon Guides are a comprehensive suite of interactive digital field guides that combine mobile technology with the National Audubon Society’s vast library of information on North American wildlife. For more information, please visit www.audubon.org/apps.

About the Developer:

The National Audubon Society saves birds and their habitats throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education and on-the-ground conservation. Audubon's state programs, nature centers, chapters and partners have an unparalleled wingspan that reaches millions of people each year to inform, inspire and unite diverse communities in conservation action. Since 1905, Audubon's vision has been a world in which people and wildlife thrive. Audubon is a nonprofit conservation organization. Learn more at www.audubon.org and @audubonsociety.

For assistance, please email audubonguides@audubon.org

iKnow Birds 2 PRO - Europe

iKnow Birds 2 PRO - Europe

NATURE MOBILE G.m.b.H.

Finally, you have the option to identify species without the help of a heavy book. You get a comprehensive library full of facts, figures, and images. Read fascinating information and learn facts about birds; browse professional images; listen to spectacular calls and songs. Find inspiration and experience nature in a whole new way.

Apps and books help to determine what species it is, but you are still unconfident?

You now have the best chance to correctly determine the right species with the Online Species Consultation. Enthusiasts and Ornithologists from around the world will help identify what species it is.

You discover a species or make a great snapshot?!

With the sightings function you are organizing your discoveries on the road or at home! For each sighting, you can store comprehensive information, e.g. photo, time, GPS position and location.


CONTENT

* 304 bird species - 2000 images - 550 calls and songs
* Extensive description of the species
* Bird names in 30 languages
* Scientific identification
* Online Species Consultation
* Capture and share sightings
* Quiz game


BIRD IDENTIFICATION BY

* APPEARANCE
- Size, feathering, beak type, etc.
* RANGE AND HABITAT
- Cities, forests, waters, mountains, etc.
* ORDER
- Owls, herons, eagles, etc.
* MIGRATION
- Sedentary, short, medium, long


QUIZ GAME

* Guess species from pictures
* Guess species from calls and songs


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http://www.youtube.com/naturemobile


ABOUT NATURE MOBILE

The mission of NATURE MOBILE is to present exciting topics from nature and other areas to a wide audience of interested people, enthusiasts, and experts in an attractive way. You are an author or photographer, you have fascinating ideas or content, please contact us at support@naturemobile.org.


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Vietnam Bird Guide

Vietnam Bird Guide

Bao Nguyen

Vietnam Bird Guide: The app includes bird species occur in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand; advanced gallery view for easy comparison and search; field mark calls; "your observation" can be shared among community of birders or keep as your research database.

With the Vietnam Bird Guide, you can:
- Identify species by filtering characters including distribution region, birding spots appearance, colors, habitats
- Look up description and more
- Listen to learn bird calls
- Browse species in gallery view
- Post, keep lists and share your sightings with friends or your own database.
The apps is useful for birding in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia

Tags: vietnam bird guide, birding, birdwatch, vietnam wildtour, cambodia, laos, south east asia birds, thailand

Bird Song Id USA songs & calls

Bird Song Id USA songs & calls

Mullen & Pohland GbR

--> SALE: 50% off! Instead of 9.99 just 4.99 US$! ****** Identify birds of the USA by their songs and calls! Automatic Recognition will help identify birds around you. Includes an audio reference library of 241 songs and calls. *** Top of its class, Bird Watching Magazine rated it 9 out of 10 saying it is remarkably accurate. *** Copied by a few, bettered by none, Bird Song Id is three years ahead of anyone else in this field ! ***

Look at the many good reviews compared to similar apps claiming to achieve bird song recognition!

*** 'Scientific American' writes:

"It's Shazam for birdsong. Record a bird's warble—the cleaner the recording, the better the luck you'll have—and
let the app tell you what species you're hearing!" ***

Developed by automatic recognition experts in collaboration with published biologists.

*** 'The Times Newspaper' said the app "Does what it says on the tin" and were amazed that "this astonishing piece of software costs about the same as a cup of coffee". ***


Watch the film: vimeo.com/isoperla/birdsongid

The most functional Bird Song app on the market by far. Make your own bird song recordings and keep a bird song diary.

Have you ever heard a bird singing and wondered "What kind of bird is that?". Bird Song Id is a great tool to help you learn to quickly and easily identify birds by their songs and calls. It's great fun to use too. With Bird Song Id, identification can be enjoyed by the whole family.

Bird Song Id has been created by professional published ecologists. The app does not need an internet connection, all songs and calls are downloaded when the app is purchased, one hundred and eighteen species are included.

We have included an early version of Automatic Recognition in the app for you to try. We hope this feature will help you identify common bird species. However, it needs a good quality recording to work, and takes a bit of time and patience to get used to. Automatic Recognition takes place on the device, no connection to the internet or mobile network is needed.

How successful is it? Our aim is to get the correct bird in the top three of those listed. In our testing of over 1,000 samples we found the success rate to be 85%.

Remember this is an early release of this innovative feature, so please be gentle. A demo is available on YouTube.

--------------- HELP ----------------
Automatic Recognition needs a good quality recording of the bird
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Remove the case from your iPhone if you use one as this will significantly dampen the microphone
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Only record when it is very quiet, apart from the bird singing of course
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Be close to the bird singing, as close as you can be without disturbing it
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Only record when a single bird is singing, or when a single bird is dominant
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The analysis graph should have plenty of blue and green colors with few or no black peaks
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Be patient, dont expect miracles, the system works but needs good clear recordings
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The peaks on the graph should reach all the way to the top. Low peaks indicate poor quality and recognition is unlikely
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A difference between two birds of less than 10% is not that significant, so listen to the samples from both to help you further
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The microphone is at the bottom of an iPhone, point the bottom of the phone towards the bird
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Record a single bird at a time
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Record for the full 30 seconds
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Avoid windy conditions. Air moving over the microphone will mask the bird sounds
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Playing songs to the app from recorded material on the internet, other apps or CDs is unlikely to work as this material is digitally processed and edited (inter phase gaps are often shortened). They sound very different to recording birds for real on an iPhone or iPad in the natural environment.
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Birds of Western Palearctic

Birds of Western Palearctic

mydigitalearth.com

This app is an interactive companion to the book "The Handbook of Bird Identification for Europe and the Western Palearctic" – the comprehensive book for birdwatchers interested in the region. It covers ALL the regions found in the book.
This app has specific features that will enhance your birding experience.

FEATURES:
Multiple hi-res images, distribution maps and detailed text descriptions for most of the over 600 bird species included.
These images can be expanded to fill the entire width of the screen in portrait and landscape.
Audible calls for many of the species.
A “Smart Search” to narrow down birds by selecting a variety of options from Bird Type to Bird Diet and Bill Shape.
“Bird Compare” that allows you to compare two birds on the same screen.
A personal bird list* that stores your bird sightings saved to the device that can then be exported through email.
View the Bird Index by Common or Scientific bird names either alphabetically or taxonomically.

*Uninstalling the program will result in the loss of your list, it is recommended that you keep your own master list separate from the program.