All Birds Netherlands - A Complete Field Guide to the Official List of Bird Species Recorded in the Netherlands by Mullen & Pohland GbR (Universal)
Released: May 11, 2015
Version: 1.6.1
Size: 942 MB
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All Birds Netherlands - A Complete Field Guide to the Official List of Bird Species Recorded in the Netherlands

Mullen & Pohland GbR
*** Do you plan to go bird watching in Holland? Then this is the app for you: it is considered the best photo guide bird app for the Netherlands. Find information no other app has: bird population size NL, abundance NL, migration and breeding status - for all 500 species ever recorded in the Netherlands - incl. all vagrants! **NEW** – COMPARE Function! ***

Bird watching in the Netherlands? This exceptional app includes all species which have been listed by the Dutch Rarities Committee. It has been developed by passionate field ornithologists and published ecologists.

To quickly find a bird you are looking for, species can be sorted in several ways:

– A-Z bird names - choose between 19 (!) languages: Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Latin (scientific), Latvian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, and Swedish
– the app is entirely in English
– Irregular visitors can be faded-in or -out

A simple identification key narrows the species down (e.g. by foot colour, bill shape, length of tail etc.) leading to the bird searched for and a choice of similar species. You can also look for fragments of a species name through a search screen – the search for “finch“, e.g., shows all the species which include the word „finch“ in the species’ name.

Despite the abundance of species provided: in order to precisely identify a bird no previous knowledge or ornithological expert skills are required.

Of decisive help here are the qualitatively high-class large-scale images which show all bird species in their natural environment and, amongst others, originate from renowned photographers of the wildlife agency SUNBIRD IMAGES. The pictures have been chosen from thousands in order to allow the most reliable identification of the birds. The choice of photos is essential for identification: Bird pictures which only show the bird from front, like it is the case for many of the sloppily developed apps on the market, are of little use for birders.

This app provides extensive texts and data for each bird species with information to:
Appearance, ecology, population size, frequency, habitat and much more. The texts for this app have especially been written for Sweden. This, amongst others, holds for population size, abundance, breeding status, local distribution etc.

Special features:

– Includes all 500 species recorded in the Netherlands
– Detailed distribution maps
– NEW Compare function (compare up to 16 birds)
– Irregular visitors are marked in red and can be faded-in or -out
– Extensive descriptions to every species with 25 sub-features each!
– 2301 well selected photographs, all in HD quality (1024 x 678 Pixels)
– Photos to each species, including female as well as summer and winter plumage for nearly every species
– All images labeled
– Sort and display species: A-Z, 19 different languages, taxonomic
– Egg photos of 94 % of all Dutch species
– 935 bird songs and calls (90 % of all Dutch species)
– Spectrograms of all songs
– Create sighting lists and sort by place, date, group, name
– Via GPS automatically plots all spots on a map of Sweden, which can be edited
– Make notes for each bird spotted
– Simple identification keys
– Search for Latin or common name (or part of name) through search screen

***A graphically well-designed layout – easy to use with large lettering.***

“All Birds Netherlands” is very well suited for keeping personalised bird watch lists.

The development of this app took 2 years. It will be continuously developed further. In the future, more photos and songs as well as new identification features will be added constantly.

All updates are free of charge. Once downloaded no internet connection needed – just download the app and start birding!

Visit our internet support site for more information. We are happy, if you like our app. In any case, please don't hesitate to email:

What's new in version 1.6.1
Ready for spring season we have further improved the app! We have exchanged many mediocre images and replaced them with high quality photographes more suitable for identifying species. This is an ongoing process and will further improve the app in future!

- exchanged images
- added images
- bug fixes

By the way: for bird watching in South America we have created several apps based on the book "Birds of Northern South America" including 6000 illustrations, watch out for All birds Ecuador, All birds Colombia, Venezuela and others to follow!
Our verdict: Good
  • + All Birds Netherlands - A Complete Field Guide to the Official List of Bird Species Recorded in the Netherlands is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
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