Universal Android App for Smartphones and Tablets
Sale Price: $9.99 List Price: $19.95
iBird Pro
  • Ratings: ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ (2,362)
  • Last updated: October 4, 2013
  • Version: 3.1.0
  • Species Count: 938
  • Database Size: 600MB

iBird PRO is designed to satisfy the demanding needs of advanced birders and professional naturalists. It offers comprehensive identification, behavior, habitat and ecology information, twice as many search attributes as Plus, hand-drawn illustrations, professional photographs, range maps, and playable calls for 924 North American and Hawaiian bird species.

■ IBIRD 3.1.0 NOW AVAILABLE - COMPATIBLE WITH NEXUS 7 ■ CURRENT VERSION 3.1.0 REPLACES 3.0.8. ■ 29 New "Composite" Illustrations ■ All New Range Maps with expanded legend ■ New Location Uncommon search attribute ■ New Conservation Status search attribute ■ New Illustration Update search attribute ■ Browse no longer resets Browse scroll position In this latest 3.1 update to iBird we have added 29 new drawings, 3 new search attributes to help you identify birds and other improvements you have asked for. These new features are: ■ iBird Pro is now completely compatible with the Nexus 7 and Android OS 4.3 Jelly Bean. ■ 29 New "Composite" Illustrations - see the Illustration Update attribute and select "6.3" to see these amazing drawings. Check the California Condor and Baltimore Oriole for examples. ■ All new range maps now include Summer, Winter, Spring and Fall ranges plus Year-round and Migration ranges. ■ New Location Uncommon search attribute contains more species from official state lists, rare and accidental species, etc. ■ New Conservation Status search attribute lets you search by the size of any species population as well as see specific species endangered status on each account. The standard is maintained by Birdlife International and is called the IUCN Red List. ■ Browse no longer resets the scroll position on the Browse screen. ■ All Songs and Calls are from the Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, considered the finest bird library in the world! ■ Four view modes: Compact, Icon, Thumbnail and Gallery. ■ 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 iBird PRO is designed to satisfy the demanding needs of advanced birders and professional naturalists. It offers comprehensive identification, behavior, habitat and ecology information, hand drawn illustrations, professional high resolution photographs, range maps and playable audio songs calls for 938 North American and Hawaiian bird species from the famous Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Notable features of this version of iBird are: ■ All species aligned with most recent AOU and ABA taxonomy ■ Illustrations, Photos and Maps are full HD 576 x 720p resolution ■ Attributes are grouped into several related areas ■ Updated state and province bird lists using official references ■ Taxonomic and Alphabetical family sort options on Browse screen Standard Features: ■ Playing bird songs and calls lets you to attract birds right to your device or bird feeders for easier identification and more enjoyment  (2) ■ iBird’s icon-driven search engine, enables you to identify birds using shape, color, location, habitat, head pattern, flight pattern, bill shape, length and more ■ Hand-drawn full sized color illustrations, with perching and flight views ■ Multiple professional photographs of most species, showing plumages, sexes and seasons ■ Voluminous identification, behavior and habitat information, and hard-to-find details such as diet, egg color, sex of incubator, vocalization definitions, and much more ■ Full color range maps for every species showing migration areas ■ Links to hundreds of additional Flickr photos as well as detailed Wiki pages for each bird ■ Species, common and family names in English, French and Spanish (text is English) You can keep up with the latest news and other iBird users by following @iBird on Twitter and by joining the iBird fan page on Facebook facebook.com/ibird. Notes (1) If you need tech support please go to http://ibird.com/contact-us/ and fill out the form. It will help us diagnosis your problem. (2) If you use iBird’s audio playback feature in the field, please do so responsibly by following the American Birding Association's Code of Ethics: See http://www.aba.org/about/ethics.html, particularly section 1(b), for guidance.
■ UPDATE 3.1.0 IS READY - TOTALLY COMPATIBLE WITH NEXUS 7 & ANDROID 4.3 ■ MIGHT WANT TO DELETE 3.0.8 BEFORE INSTALLING ■ All New Range Maps with expanded legend ■ New Conservation Status search attribute ■ 29 New "Composite" Illustrations ■ New Illustration Update search attribute ■ New Location Uncommon search attribute ■ Browse no longer resets Browse scroll position ■ 938 SPECIES - Added 12 new species to iBird. These include these four
Notable Features of all versions:
  • Location search has two attributes: Common for the most popular species in a state and Uncommon for rare and state listed birds.
  • Attributes are grouped into basic, head and flight related area.
  • 14 new search attributes including search by patterns, length, wingspan.
  • Updated state and province bird lists using official references.
  • Shake your device to automatically play a random bird song.
  • Taxonomic and Alphabetical family sort options on Browse screen.
  • iBird Pro 2 is Great! ★★★★★ I had iBird Pro on another device so this is the second time I’ve purchase the app. It is a must have if you like birding.-Eric
  • Much better and easier to use than a bird book ★★★★★ More actual photograhs of birds. Found bird in 5 minute that I couldn’t find in three bird books that I have.-James A Watson
  • Wonderful Product ★★★★★ This application, iBird Pro 2, Mitch Waite Group, has Detailed imagery and multiple calls for most birds. Easy to use. More bird options than I’ll ever identify. Easy to update.-David
  • IT WORKS ★★★★★ A good way to learn how to use the app is to use the search criteria as is recommended on birds you have already identified. You will see how easy it is to use and how accurate it is.-GERALD F HARRIS
  • Love this app ★★★★★ I have never rated an app before, but felt compelled to take the time for this one. Great app & thx for making it affordable. I use it almost daily.-Thelma
  • Loved it. ★★★★★ Much faster than Audubon app. -Terry
  • Everything you need! ★★★★★Tons of info, incredible sounds, great pics, in short everything you need for bird identification! Love this app! -Chris
  • Complete and easy to use. ★★★★★ I use this on my Asus transformer and droid 3. Well executed program and complete coverage. The only thing to look out for is to make sure you sync via wifi BEFORE going in the field. -Trey
  • Bird Guide Evolution ★★★★★Purchased, explored, and enjoyed. And then I discovered the search engine, filter parameters — awesome! Want to get ready for warbler migration in the Spring? Select your state from the location filter, Wood Warblers from the family, and the month you will be looking for them. Then view the list. See a bird with yellow on it at your feeder? Select feeder birds, month, state, and “yellow”. Narrows it down quite nicely. This app is where the evolution of bird guides has lead. -PaNat
  • Amazing! ★★★★★ I’ve never spent more than $2 on an app for my Android phone or iPad but I bit the bullet with iBird. In a matter of minutes I was able to identify the bird that visited my feeder for the first time. The app is very easy to use and the search capabilities are incredible. Love that I was able to add my own notes and insert a time stamp. Worth the $10!! -SchnooMom
  • Even better than hoped ★★★★★ Thorough, intuitive, great search features….. Even better than I hoped. Like carrying my guides with me all the time. You will be glad you got this one. -Mary Andyshak
  • Just awesome ★★★★★ An awesome amount of info easily available. So much I felt guilty paying only 5 dollars for it. Its like all your favorite bird guides combined in one awesome app. -Laggard
  • Great app. Works so much better than any bird book can. ★★★★★ Incredible deal, easy search, I’D via songs, photos, text, or illustrations. Helps greatly in the field, especially having song recordings. -Mtnviewer
  • Fantastic ★★★★★This is a great app! Everything you need for bird identification and has a plethora of great features to aid the process. I highly recommend. -Dr. Watson
  • Great for identification and info ★★★★★ I was very pleased to disccover the depth of coverage for each individual bird, similar species, calls and multiple photos. Great app, I love it. -podunkian
  • The product speaks for itself ★★★★★ This creation is simply a fantastic tribute to birds and all their beauty and a pleasure to use. Will not disappoint. -Pondpilgrim
  • ibird ★★★★★ Great app! Easy to use very informative! We love it! It’s nice having sounds to accompany the wealth of info already there! -ORcoast birder

As a standalone app, iBird does not require an Internet connection for access to the rich media information in its database. This does mean that the application is large, so please be patient when downloading.

You can also keep up to date with fellow iBird users by following @iBirdExplorer on Twitter and by joining the iBird fan page on Facebook.

If you use iBird in the field, please do so responsibly. We recommend the American Birding Association's Code of Ethics (http://www.aba.org/about/ethics.html), particularly section 1(b), for guidance.