Audubon Bird Guide by National Audubon Society (Universal)
Released: Oct 12, 2009
Version: 5.2.3
Size: 100 MB
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Audubon Bird Guide

National Audubon Society
The Audubon Bird Guide is a free and complete field guide to over 800 species of North American birds, right in your pocket. Built for all experience levels, it will help you identify the birds around you, keep track of the birds you’ve seen, and get outside to find new birds near you.

With over 2 million downloads to date, it is one of the best and most trusted field guides for North American birds.


It's now easier than ever to identify a bird you just saw. Enter all you were able to observe—what color was it? How big? What did its tail look like?—and Bird ID will narrow down a list of possible matches for your location and date in real time.

Our field guide features over 3,000 photos, over eight hours of audio clips of songs and calls, multi-season range maps, and in-depth text by leading North American bird expert Kenn Kaufman.

With our completely redesigned Sightings feature, you can keep a record of every bird you encounter, whether you're hiking, sitting on the porch, or simply catching a glimpse of birds out the window. We'll even keep an updated life list for you.

See where the birds are with nearby birding hotspots and real-time sightings from eBird.

Post your photos to the Photo Feed so other Audubon Bird Guide users can see your best bird shots.

Keep up with the latest news from the world of birds, science, and conservation. Find an Audubon location near you to go birding. Or see where your voice is needed and take action to protect birds and the places they need, right from your app.

Once you log in with your NatureShare account, your sightings and photos will migrate with you into the new app. This is a one-time process. If something doesn’t look right, don’t worry—all of your data is untouched, safe, and secure.

Have any questions or need help? Contact us at

About Audubon:
The National Audubon Society protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow, 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.

What's new in version 5.2.3
We have two exciting NEW features for spring migration in this release:
• Bird Alert: You can now receive a notification when the birds you want to see are nearby. To get started, create a Custom List of species in My Audubon and tap Add Bird Alert.
• Recent Sightings Map: We've redesigned the Recent Sightings tab for every species in the Field Guide. It will now plot all recent eBird sightings on an interactive map. Dive in and see where the birds are!

This release also includes some additional bug fixes and enhancements:
• Fixes an issue in version 5.2.0 that was causing a crash for some users.
• Fixes an issue that prevented the app from showing location-based information for some users
• Fixes an issue with changing your account email address or password from Account Settings
• Fixes an issue that was affecting notification delivery for some users
• Fixes a crash some users were experiencing while logging a sighting

As always, if we can assist you in any way with your app, please contact us at
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Our verdict: Good
  • + Audubon Bird Guide is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • + The app is free.
  • + Audubon Bird Guide is currently ranked #9 in free Reference apps for iPhone, as well as #1 in free Reference apps for iPad.
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