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About iBird Yard Plus Guide to Birds

Our most awesome update ever.

iBird Yard Plus is a garden version of our comprehensive paid iBird Pro Guide to Birds app which also includes many common birds that are not found in yards such as raptors and seabirds. iBird's new “on-demand” feature instantly downloads images and sounds over WiFi or cellular networks and is optimized to take up only a fraction of the space on your tablet or phone. And now you can download the entire database to your SD card for offline use in the field. iBird contains more birds than any backyard app, including 242 American Ornithology Union (AOU) species accounts.

Using iBird's patented “Percevia™” matching system you can identify birds by color, location, shape, habitat or any one of our 34 identification attributes. You can even search by bird song. iBird's species pages have hundreds of built-in bird songs from the talented recordist of the Xeno-Canto community, thousands of professional high-resolution bird photographs, over 750 hand drawn composite illustrations and range maps. No other bird app offers both illustrations and photographs.

From well-known birds to exotic rare species, iBird works like magic, revealing a list of birds that perfectly matches your search choices. With over 1 million downloads iBird is the standard that all birding apps are measured by.


■ See all the changes to iBird at

■ iBird 7 is now optimized to take a fraction of the space

■ New: All content is instantly available over WiFi

■ New: Download entire database to SD card for use in the field

■ New: iBird Cloud Sync backup of Favorites and Notes

■ New: Huge library of bird sound recordings and vocalization details from the Xeno-Canto community

■ New: Enhanced Gallery Mode lets you browse all icons in a grid

■ Brand new user interface compatible with all versions of Android from KitKat 4.4 to Nougat 7.

■ 242 AOU species accounts with latest splits and name changes

■ iBird’s icon-driven visual search engine, enables you to identify birds by 34 attributes; more than any other birding app

■ Search by Location, Shape, Size, Habitat, Color, Family, etc.

■ Search by common name, Latin name and even band code

■ Comprehensive seasonal and migratory range maps

■ Equivalent to 14 book length field guides with in-depth Identification details: Similar species, Behavior, Vocalizations, Sounds, Ecology, Families and more

■ The only birding app with both illustrations and photos

■ The only birding app that zooms illustrations and photos by 400%

■ Field Mark layer shows key ID marks for male, female, juvenile and subspecies

In this new version 7 update to iBird we have added 42 new drawings and new species such as the California and Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jay, Ridgeway’s Rail, Mexican Violetear and more.

Other Features

■ All new range maps now include Summer, Winter, Spring and Fall ranges plus Year-round and Migration ranges.

■ 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.

■ All screens optimized for tablets - illustrations, photos and range maps fill the screen.

Additional Features:

■ Playing bird songs and calls lets you attract birds right to your device or bird feeders for easier identification and more enjoyment.

■ High resolution hand-drawn color illustrations, with perching and flight views.

■ Multiple professional photographs, showing subspecies plumages, sexes and seasons.

■ Full color range maps for every species showing migration areas.

■ Species, common and family names in English, French and Spanish (text is English).

■ Keep up with the latest news and other iBird users by joining the iBird fan page on Facebook

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