Bird Identification Using Merlin Sound ID

Merlin Bird ID Screen Shot Main Menu
Merlin Bird ID Main Menu (IOS version)

Cornell Lab’s Merlin Bird ID app is a fun way to learn more bird songs and calls. The Sound ID portion of this simple to use free smartphone app can help you identify a bird by sound. Spend some time with this app and you may find yourself identifying more and more birds by their songs.

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Apps to ID Birds in Mexico

Are you planning a trip to Mexico (or are on one)? Do you want to identify birds you see? If you have a smartphone, I can suggest four birding apps to help ID Birds in Mexico. One you need to purchase, another is a low cost monthly subscription and two are free.

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Birds Seen in Mexico

Great Kiskadee seen in Tulum Mexico
Great Kiskadee

Visiting Mexico, you can see wonderfully interesting birds. So how do you identify birds common to parts of the Yucatan, like Cancun, Tulum, Progresso or Merida? I’ve got some pictures to help. Read on!

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