iBird Yard Plus Guide to Birds



Identify any backyard bird of North America instantly with iBird Yard Plus, the world's best field guide to birds with a powerful search engine which turns anyone into a birding expert. Whether you are an experienced birder, a bird watcher or a beginner at birding, iBird is the only app you will need. Completely up to date with the 2016 AOU and ABA checklist, iBird contains 245 species of both native and rare North American birds you are most likely to see in your yard or garden. Plus there are a large number of common birds that are not found in yards such as rapors and seabirds.

Using iBird's patented matching system you can search for birds by color, location, shape, habitat or any one of our 19 identification field marks to find your bird. iBird's comprehensive species pages have hundreds of built-in bird songs, thousands of professional high resolution bird photographs, hand drawn composite illustrations and range maps.

From tiny birds to angry birds, iBird works like magic, revealing a list of birds that perfectly matches your search choices. With over 1 million downloads iBird is the standard that all birding apps are measured by.


■ Brand new user interface compatible with all versions of Android from Kitkat 4.4 to Marshmallow 6.

■ Identifies 245 species with in-depth descriptions including details on size, weight, color, pattern, shape, appearance, habitat, behavior, conservation, sexual differences and more.

■ iBird’s icon-driven visual search engine, enables you to identify birds using shape, color, location, habitat, head pattern, flight pattern, bill shape, length and more.

■ Extensive identification and hard-to-find details such as diet, egg color, sex of incubator, vocalization definitions, and much more.

■ The only birding app that includes both Illustrations and Photos.

■ iBird’s visual matching system means no longer scrolling through hundreds of the wrong choices. iBird matches just those birds near you that fit your description.

■ five hours of high quality bird sound recordings.

■ Sort birds by first, last and family name and view birds by text, icon, thumbnail or gallery.

■ Search by common name, Latin name and even band code.

■ Comprehensive seasonal and migratory range maps includes subspecies.

■ Only app with a field mark layer which displays key ID marks for male, female, juvenile.

■ Post, keep lists, and share sightings with friends and followers with an easy and user-friendly Notes and Favorites interface.

■ iBird’s database is completely self contained; no internet connection is required like many other birding apps.

■ The database no longer needs to extracted. The app reads all of the data it needs from a single file.  

In this new version 6 update to iBird we have added new drawings and search attributes to help you identify birds and other improvements that you have asked for.

Other Features

■ All new range maps now include Summer, Winter, Spring and Fall ranges.

■ All screens optimized for tablets - illustrations, photos and range maps fill the screen.

■ See how 5 most popular birding apps stack up: http://ibird.com/compare

Additional Features:

■ Playing bird songs and calls lets you to attract birds right to your device or bird feeders for easier identification and more enjoyment.

■ Hand-drawn full sized color illustrations, with perching and flight views.

■ Multiple professional photographs of most species, showing plumages, sexes and seasons.

■ Full color range maps for every species showing migration areas.

■ Species, common and family names in English, French and Spanish (text is English).

■ Keep up with the latest news and other iBird users by joining the iBird fan page on Facebook http://facebook.com/ibird.

■ See the latest changes to iBird at http://ibird.com/hub2/android/

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