While many know that spring and fall bird migrations are an ideal time to bird spot, summer is also an excellent season for bird watching and birding. Summer months are a great time to watch those baby birds learn how to fly and so to help you get the most out of your birding experience, here are some tablet apps for the iPad, Android, and Windows 8 tablets to peruse before heading outside.
1. Peterson Birds of North America (iOS), $14.99.
2. Sibley Birds of North America (iOS & Android), $19.99.
3. Waite's Guide to Birds of America (iPad), Free.
4. Bird America (Windows 8), $3.99.
5. National Geographic Birds: Field Guide to North America (iOS), Free & $9.99.
6. Larkwire Birdsong Basics: Land Birds of North America (iOS), Free.
7. US Birding Checklist (Android), $3.29.
8. The Birding Log for iPad (iPad), $4.99.
9. Audubon Birds - A Field Guide to North American Birds (W8, Android & iOS), $4.99 & $2.99.
10. iBird Guide (W8, Pro: Android & iOS) $9.99, $4.99, & $19.99.
Here are a few additional posts from our archives for more bird watching fun:
- Weekend Projects: Easy-Peasy DIY Natural Bird Feeders
- Blogging NPR: Birds Capture a Kid's Imagination
- Make Moulded Bird Seed Ornaments on the Cheap
- Come On Get Happy: Nature's Rejuvenating Powers
(Images: 1. Joelle Alcaidinho, all others as linked above)