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Birds of the Netherlands

*** Trying to identify birds in the Netherlands? This app covers the 266 common and rarer species of the Netherlands ***


Find information no other app has: bird population size of the Netherlands, abundance, migration and breeding status Netherlands for each species - with NEW COMPARE FUNCTION ***


Comes with European distribution maps and 1,383 premium photos in HD-quality and 586 bird songs. You can map birds with GPS, make your own lists and explore 5 search modes, bird names in 20 languages.


A simple identification key narrows the species down (e.g. by foot colour, bill shape etc.) leading to the bird searched for and a choice of similar species. You can also look for fragments of a species name through a search screen – the search for “finch“, e.g., shows all the species which include the word „finch“ in the species’ name.


Despite the abundance of species provided: in order to precisely identify a bird no previous knowledge or ornithological expert skills are required.


***NEW*** Use the COMPARE FUNCTION to choose up to eight species on the iPhone and up to 16 species on the iPad for direct comparison. You can compare images, distribution maps, eggs, and bird songs.


Special features:

– includes the 266 native species of NL

– 1,383 well selected photographs, all in HD quality (1024 x 678 Pixels)

– 586 bird songs and calls

– detailed European distribution maps

– extensive descriptions to every species with 25 sub-features each!

– photos to each species, including female as well as summer and winter plumage for nearly every species

– all images labeled

– sort and display species: A-Z, 20 different languages, taxonomic

– egg photos of 98% of all Dutch species

– new compare function

– spectrograms of all songs 

– create sighting lists and sort by place, date, group, or name

– via GPS automatically plots all spots on a map which can be edited

– make notes for each bird spotted

– identification key


***A graphically well-designed layout – easy to use with large lettering.*** 


“Birds of The Netherlands” is very well suited for keeping personalized bird watch lists.


Of decisive help here are the qualitatively high-class large-scale images which show all bird species in their natural environment and, amongst others, originate from renowned photographers of the wildlife agency SUNBIRD IMAGES. The pictures have been chosen from thousands in order to allow the most reliable identification of the birds. The choice of photos is essential for identification!


This app provides extensive texts and data for each bird species with information to:

Appearance, ecology, population size, frequency, habitat and much more. The texts for this app have especially been written for The Netherlands. This holds for population size, abundance, breeding status, local distribution etc.


The app will be continuously developed further. In the future, more photos and songs as well as new identification features will be added constantly. All updates are free of charge.


Once downloaded no internet connection needed – just download the app and start birding!


£ 7,99