Apps & software

Discover in-depth reviews on the latest birding apps and software, from field guide app reviews to bird calls and sounds software.

Merlin Bird ID app

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Merlin Bird ID app

Mike Alibone takes an in-depth look at how image-recognition technology is revolutionising bird identification on your smartphone.

26/10/2017

Aves Vox.

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Aves Vox app

This clever new app uses the extensive Xeno-Canto database of bird songs and calls, says Alan Tilmouth.

03/09/2014

Collins Bird Guide app.

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Collins Bird Guide app

Collins Bird Guide has finally been transformed into an app - and it's a serious good piece of software, says Josh Jones.

22/08/2014

Bird Tick List app.

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Bird Tick List app

Rebecca Armstrong tests out this new app that allows users to create lists on their iPhones to update on the go.

22/08/2014

Birdsnap app.

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Birdsnap app

This image-based field guide to North American birds claims to to use automatically find visually similar species from photos uploaded by...

21/08/2014

All Birds UK app.

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All Birds UK app

This app aims to help you identify all the birds recorded in Britain. Rebecca Armstrong took it into the field to give it thorough test.

20/08/2014

Naturetale app.

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Naturetale app

This wildflower image-matching app should help you identify many British flowers, improving your skills as you go, says Rebecca Armstrong.

18/08/2014

The app is very easy to use.

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Birds by Colour app

Rebecca Armstrong tests out this easy-to-use colour ID app that will surely appeal to beginner and young birders.

19/01/2014