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Best apps…For bird-watching

Audubon Birds, Sibley eGuide to the Birds of North, and more

Audubon Birds is a good place to start for beginner and intermediate birders. This National Audubon Society app works as a field guide, with 3,200-plus images of 820 birds. Like most of the apps in this list, it features recordings of bird songs. Even regional variations—“bird dialects”—are accounted for. ($15, iOS; $3, Android)

Sibley eGuide to the Birds of North
America
details 813 bird species and offers “beginner-friendly features that compare birds by such things as size and plumage.” ($20, iOS and Android)

National Geographic Birds: Field Guide to North America depicts 995 birds “in a range of eye-catching illustrations.” ($6, iOS)

BirdsEye is the iPhone app for “experienced birders who travel to view birds.” Updated frequently, the app notifies users of sightings by region. ($20, iOS) 

Source: The Washington Post

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