Universal iOS App for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad
Sale Price: $6.99 List Price: $9.99 USD
iBird Canada Guide to Birds
  • Ratings: ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ (13)
  • Last updated: May 5, 2016
  • Version: 9.21
  • Species Count: 689
  • Database Size: 820 MB

Covering all of Canada — Alberta, the Aleutians, Baffin Island, British Columbia, Ellesmere Island, Labrador, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Newfoundland Island, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Northwestern Territories, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon, this regional app is for the budget-minded birder who doesn’t intend to travel. These apps have all the features of iBird Plus Guide to Birds and only vary in the number of species and locations covered. Like other iBird products they offer comprehensive identification, behavior, habitat and ecology information, hand-drawn illustrations, professional photographs, range maps, and playable calls for all North American bird species found within your region.

★ iBird - The #1 most trusted field guide app for birders. ★ ▶ iBIRD CANADA VERSION 7.22 UPDATE SALE - 30% OFF SALE ENDS SOON, SO ACT NOW. PRICE REDUCED TO $6.99 ▶FEATURES 689 SPECIES OF CANADA ▶ INCLUDES - AB, Aleutians, Baffin Island, BC, Ellesmere Island, NL, MB, NB, NS, NU, NT, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT "IBIRD PLUS FROM MITCH WAITE GROUP EXEMPLIFIES ALL THAT IS POSSIBLE IN A POCKET-SIZED REFERENCE APPLICATION" - Jeffery Battersby, Macworld ▶ MWG’s GREATEST UPDATE EVER! We’ve added 4 new species to iBird Canada, aligned with the AOU / ABA standards, optimized for iPhone 5, iOS 6 & iPad Mini and added many new drawings and photos. ▶ WE’VE ADDED THESE NEW SPECIES TO 7.22:  Barolo Shearwater, Bell's Sparrow, Guadalupe Murrelet, and Scripts Murrelet. Little Shearwater and Xantu's Hummingbird were removed. ▶ IPHONE 5, IPHONE 6 SCREEN SUPPORT - iBird now takes full advantage of the taller iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 screens. ▶ FULL SCREEN & LANDSCAPE VIEW FOR ILLUSTRATIONS – with zoom and pinch. ▶ CHECK THIS IBIRD PRODUCT COMPARE TABLE: http://tinyurl.com/ibird-products iBird is the app everyone has seen in Apple’s TV commercial “We have an app for that” (see ibird.com/itchy) and has become the world’s best-selling birding app. It comes with a powerful decision engine for identifying any bird species of North America just like an expert. iBird replaces all your heavy field guides with a portable database that doesn’t need a connection to the internet like some birding apps. ▶ BUYER’S GUIDE TO BIRDING APPS – Before you buy any bird app compare their features at: ibird.com/compare. ▶ SYNCS – Automatically syncs Favorites and Notes to Dropbox. ▶ 35 SEARCH ATTRIBUTES – search by color, shape, song, location, head and body patterns, flight style and much more. Includes a new way to search by color, tutorials on how to use the search and definitions of every attribute. ▶ AUDIO SONGS AND CALLS – iBird Canada Guide to Birds offers ? hours of bird songs and calls. ▶ UNIQUE SPECTROGRAPHIC DISPLAY brings insight to the structure of bird songs by allowing you to view the sound's frequency components. ▶ PHOTO CENTER - Photo Center is a gallery for storing and assigning your photos to specific species pages in iBird. It also allows you to share photos via Facebook and Twitter, or email them to friends. AWARDS and ACCOLADES for iBird: ■ MACWORLD'S "BEST REFERENCE APP 2009: 4 ½ out of 5 mice." ■ O'REILLY "BEST IPHONE BIRDWATCHING APP 2009" ■ NOMINATED 2012 BEST APP EVER FROM 148APPS.COM ■ RECOMMENDED BY SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN MAGAZINE, AUGUST 2012 ■ TELEVISION PERSONALITY HOST PHIL DONAHUE'S FAVORITE BIRD APP Standard Features: ■ Parameter driven search engine lets you identify birds quickly, so you spend more time observing and less time reading. ■ Search by Shape, Size, Habitat, Color, Family, Song, Length, Weight, Flight Pattern, Wingspan, and much more. ■ Taxonomic and Alphabetical Family sort options. ■ Hand-drawn full sized color illustrations, with perching and flight views. ■ Multiple professional photographs for each species showing sexes and seasons. ■ Extensive identification, behavior, and habitat information. ■ Full color range maps. ■ Bookmark birds as Favorites for fast access. ■ Date and time stamped Notes for every species account. As a standalone iPhone/iPad app, iBird does not require an Internet connection for access to the information in its database. This does mean that the application is large, so please be patient when downloading from iTunes.
▶ iBIRD CANADA VERSION 7.22 UPDATE SALE - 30% OFF SALE ENDS SOON, SO ACT NOW. PRICE REDUCED TO $6.99 ▶ MWG’s GREATEST UPDATE EVER! We’ve added 4 new species to iBird Canada, aligned with the AOU / ABA standards, optimized for iPhone 5, iOS 6 & iPad Mini and added many new drawings and photos. ▶ WE’VE ADDED THESE NEW SPECIES TO 7.22: Barolo Shearwater, Bell's Sparrow, Guadalupe Murrelet, and Scripts Murrelet. Little Shearwater and Xantu's Hummingbird were removed. ▶ IPHONE 5 and IPHONE 6 SCREEN SUPPORT - iBird now takes full advantage of the taller iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 screens. ▶ UPDATED ILLUSTRATIONS - 36 iBird species have brand new illustrations by one of our award-winning artists, Michael Oberhofer. ▶ FULLSCREEN VIEW OF ILLUSTRATIONS - Now by tapping on the illustration for a species you can open a full screen view of the illustration that allows you to zoom. ▶ LANDSCAPE MODE - All of the iBird portrait screens now support landscape orientation on the iPad and the iPad Mini. ▶ IPAD FULL LANDSCAPE MODE – All screens on iPad now work in Landscape. ▶ UPDATED SPECIES NAMES - Updated the common names of 6 species, and 46 species have had their Latin names revised. We made changes to the taxonomic ordering and band codes for all the species with new Latin names. ▶ MISCELLANEOUS – Syncing of Favorites and Notes to the Dropbox has been added and replaces iCloud as a backup method.   The glossary has been added to the species page slider for easy access.
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.
  • Stunning! ★★★★★ This application is unreal!! Having this resource handy in your pocket is an unbelievable experience. I am a bird watcher and a bird photographer. This application transformed birding for me. A complete access to ALL birds in Canada within a flick of a finger. The search function is very effective. The reverse look up (helps with identification of a bird) is beyond imagination, I can’t see any tool matching this in the field. The illustrations and the photographs are top notch quality. I can’t see a better deal for under 10 bucks! One more thing..all this is preloaded on the iPhone, so no internet connection is required when you use this application, this is critical, as data coverage in remote areas (where birds are) is limited. Over all a 5 star application! Keep up the hard work. I will definitely be a returning customer. -Waleed;)
  • Wonderful! ★★★★★ I visit Eastern Canada twice a year. This app has it all-really! The platform is rock-steady and intuitive. All species have several vocals and pics. I also use it in the NE and mid-Atlantic US. A top birding tool. -Jarhead1970
  • Best example guide I have seen ★★★★★ I read a review about this app at the “Cloudy Day and Netbook Nights” web site where it was extensively reviewed. I like the fact that iBird Canada has both illustrations and photos which no book has ever offered. The bird call sounds are long and loud. The ability to compare similar bird calls is very useful. I am tossing my bird guide and just carrying this app around from now on. -naturefaith
  • I love this app! ★★★★★ I live near the border and frequently have the opportunity to travel into Canada and it’s nice to know that this bird guide is tucked away in my pocket! The paintings of each birds remind me of the Audubon paintings and the added bonus of photographs really ensures that I will be able to ID my bird. A further bonus are the bird songs. Being able to actually hear the call as opposed to relying on the pneumonic phrasing is very helpful. Highly recommended. -Janeybug55

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.