The official app of Bird Watching, the UK’s best-selling bird magazine.

Every issue is packed with tips, advice, news and reviews for anyone with an interest in wild birds.

Our favourite features
- Read the full magazine on your phone and tablet
- Easily navigate to find what you're looking for with the search function
- Zoom in to view text and pictures easier
- Bookmark an article to come back to later
- Turn post notifications on to be notified when the latest issue is released

Bird Watching brings you bird sightings, gear reviews, tutorials, news & views.

Each issue brings different features, from back-window birding to unique species in unique environments.

Whether you simply enjoy watching birds in your garden, or prefer to travel the country (or world) in search of more unusual species, we've got expert features and advice that you'll love to read.

Our mission is to inspire you to enjoy the world of wildlife that starts right outside your back door.

Download Bird Watching now!

PLEASE NOTE: This app is optimised for iOS 11, 12, 13 & 14. If you're using an iPad 1 or 2, iPad Mini 1 or iPhone 5 (or before) you may struggle to run this app smoothly.

Your subscription will automatically renew each billing period, and you will be charged through your iTunes account within 24-hours prior to the end of the current cycle. You can turn off auto-renew at any time from your iTunes account settings up until 24-hours before the end of the current period, but refunds will not be provided for any unused portion of the term. Please visit our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service for more information:

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What’s New

Version 8.7

With this update we have fixed some minor bugs.

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Mwolter22 ,

Bird Watching Magazine

Great read.

App Privacy

The developer, Bauer Media, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Purchases
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Search History
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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