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BirdGenie for iOS

Developer's Description

BirdGenie is a breakthrough app that helps anyone accurately identify birds in the backyard, local park, or on the nature trailall with the tap of a button! Just hold up your phone or tablet, record the bird singing, and BirdGenie helps you identify the species. The apps highly developed sound identification ability and expert matching system enable bird enthusiasts to achieve an accuracy unheard of in the birding field. Its perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about the birds around them.

BirdGenie includes up to two hundred vocalization types for one hundred species: literally all of the birds likely to be encountered in a backyard or local park, or on a hike, in North America at any time of the year. And the app is easy to use. Just point at a bird, and tap the screen when the bird starts singing. The apps automatic pre-record feature ensures that you wont miss the beginning of the song and BirdGenies patented, highly accurate expert system matches the recording to the closest species. The apps sophisticated noise-reduction feature means that even in noisy environments, where there is conversation or traffic, you can discover what bird youre listening to.

Beyond specifying a bird species, BirdGenie provides sample songs and spectrograms to compare with your own recording and to guarantee a confident match. The app also includes pictures of all plumages, information about habitat and behavior, and links to further reading. It even has 3-D models for some of the species so you can match different views of a bird. You can share your recordings, photos, and matches with friends and other users, and if youre so inclined, you can anonymously share recordings to a scientific database to help researchers learn about birdsong variations. No internet connection is required for anything but sharing, making the program accessible everywhere.

Perfect for anyone who wants to know what birds are singing around them, BirdGenie takes bird identification to a whole new awesome level.

With BirdGenie you can:

Quickly identify most birds just by recording their songs

Look at vivid images of the birdsome in 3-D!

Listen to samples of the birds various songs and compare them with your recording

Keep a log of all your recordings

Share your recordings, matches, and photos with friends and family

Browse the built-in catalog to learn about local species, their other songs, their habits and diet, and much more

Use the app anywhere, as no internet connection is required!

Important features of BirdGenie:

The matching expert system beats anything in the market today

Easy-to-use guided user interface

Effective noise-reduction system helps users make identifications in less-than-ideal environments

Complete species accounts with multiple photos for all plumage types (some with 3-D models)

Comprehensive spectrograms (voiceprints of songs)

Tom Stephensons articles and photos have appeared in Birding and Bird Watchers Digest, at, and in the Handbook of the Birds of the World. He has guided groups across the United States and Asia. Stephen Travis Pope is an award-winning composer, performer, and software engineer who develops new digital-audio processing applications. He has worked on audio analysis programs and music search engines for over a decade. Scott Whittle lives in Cape May, NJ, and has 20 years of experience as a professional photographer and educator. His images have been published in a wide range of magazines, newspapers, and books. He is a one-time New York State Big Year record holder. He and Tom Stephenson are members of the team that holds the U.S. Big Photo Day record. He is also the coauthor, with Tom Stephenson, of The Warbler Guide (Princeton).

Technical Specifications:

Requires iOS 10 or later. Compatible with all iPhones after iPhone 6 and iPad, iPad Mini, and iPod Touch.BirdGenie is a trademark of Princeton University Press.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 10190403


Release June 24, 2019
Date Added June 24, 2019
Version 10190403

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


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