ABOUT ME - My name is Amy and I'm a birder living in central Florida. On this blog I post book and birding product reviews as well as birder gift ideas and announcements related to my birder gift shop on this site. I also have a personal birding blog called Powered By Birds.

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Archive: Birding App

Save on the Collins Bird Guide App

Posted on June 30th, 2015 in Birding App, Deals & Sales

The Collins Bird Guide – The Ultimate Field Guide for Britain & Europe app for iOS is on sale in the App Store. Reguarly priced at $17.99, you can download the app today for just $10.99. This is a well-reviewed app based on the best-selling and highly-rated European field guide Collins Bird Guide. Save almost 60% on the app today. This appears to be an unannounced sale that could end at any time — so act fast before the prices goes back up!

Giveaway Alert: Warbler Guide!

Posted on May 19th, 2015 in Birding App, Books, Giveaway

Princeton University Press is giving away a copy of their highly praised field guide for warblers: The Warbler Guide. The prize-winner will also receive the acclaimed Warbler Guide App!

Warbler migration is peaking right now and this guide comes in handy for birders of all levels. The information about warbler calls and songs is especially useful, as are the various quick photo guides. Check out my review of this fantastic book here: Book Review: The Warbler Guide.

Entry for this giveaway is easy! Just visit the contest page for more details on eligibility and the super easy online entry.

BirdsEye & BirdLog Massive App Sale!

Posted on December 20th, 2013 in Birding App, Deals & Sales

Many BirdsEye apps are on sale right now in the iTunes store and Android market. Hurry, this is a limited sale thru December 25th!

Check out these deals on BirdLog apps:

App Regular Price SALE
BirdLog North America IOS $9.99 $4.99
BirdLog North America IOS $19.99 $9.99
BirdLog Australia & New Zealand IOS $8.99 $0.99
BirdLog South America Android $9.99 FREE!
BirdLog UK & Europe Android $9.99 FREE!

I absolutely LOVE BirdLog and I use it more than any other app on my iPhone BY FAR. I am going to pick up the international versions that I don’t already have for (hopeful) future use!

Find details on Android apps here: BirdLog apps in Google Play. Check iTunes for IOS apps; here is the page for BirdLog North America.

The BirdsEye bird-finding apps also appear to be on sale, with deep discounts similar to the BirdLog apps. I have never really gotten into using BirdsEye but word is that the app has recently been completely redone so I am definitely going to give it a try at this great sale price.


FREE APP: Larkwire – ACT FAST!

Posted on December 4th, 2013 in Birding App, Free


Two Larkwire birdsong learning apps are currently free for IOS in the iTunes store. This offer is limited and can end at any time — act fast!

Search for these in the App Store or click the following links for further information.

Larkwire Birdsong Master Birder: Land Birds of North America: FREE for a limited time! Regular price $14.99.

Larkwire Birdsong Master Birder: Water Birds of North America: FREE for a limited time! Regular price $19.99.

For more information visit Larkwire.

App Sale Alert: iKnowBirdSongs

Posted on November 22nd, 2013 in Birding App, Deals & Sales

The bird-song learning app iKnowBirdSongs is on sale in the iTunes store right now, priced at $7.99. The app is regularly priced at $9.99. This is a limited offer, so act quickly! The app includes songs of 371 species and gives you the ability to make your own sets of digital “flashcards” to aid in learning and remembering songs. Search for the app in the App Store on your device (iPhone or iPad) or look here for more information: iKnowBirdSongs.


App deal alert: Peterson Guides Labor Day weekend sale!

Posted on August 31st, 2013 in Birding App

The comprehensive Peterson Birds — A Field Guide to Birds of North America is on sale in the iTunes store for Labor Day weekend. Regularly priced at $14.99, you can download the digital version of the popular guide for just $0.99 through this weekend. Act fast, this is a limited deal! Link: Peterson Birds — A Field Guide to Birds of North America or search the app store on your device.

Peterson App

Remember that August 30 – September 2 is the second Common Nighthawk Weekend of the year! The Common Nighthawk is the American Birding Association Bird of the Year for 2013. Go out and look for them this weekend! The above screenshots from the Peterson app are a good start. 🙂

Deal Alert: BirdLog 99c sale

Posted on February 9th, 2013 in Birding App

Regional versions of BirdLog are on sale for just 99c each, through February 18th. The sale applies to both iPhone and Android versions. The promotion is in conjunction with the Great Backyard Bird Count which takes place next weekend. I think BirdLog is a fabulous app and this is a great sale. Birders, take note!

Promo Video: The New Birders

Posted on January 30th, 2013 in Birding App, Products, Video

This short promotional video does a good job of explaining how some birders use birding smartphone apps in the field.

The New Birder from Mitchell Waite on Vimeo.