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Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Birds in photos and audio is a bilingual app for iPhone/iPod that provides at your fingertips a mini-encyclopedia for all of the 390 bird species of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, with extensive text, visual and audio resources. English/Spanish text, 2,400 photos and 389 audio clips open up the world of the islands’ birds.

ENJOY an audiovisual slideshow of birds found in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

FIND a bird species by your preferred method: scrolling through a pick list, searching on a name that you type in; or selecting combinations of bird features such as size, habitat, abundance, region, and/or nesting/migrant status.

LEARN about birds in detail as the app describes each bird in English or Spanish. Species accounts cover identification, habitat, range, abundance, taxonomy, etc., plus additional photos and audio. As you play a species' audio recording, a dynamic color spectrogram allows you to "see" the sound in real time.

READ extensive essays on evolution, extinction, biogeography, migration, birding, conservation, plus a bibliography, and a sample tour route of locations to find birds.

RECORD your own field observations, including automatic latitude and longitude coordinates. You can then export your sightings in a CSV file for use elsewhere.

What’s New

Version 1.4

This version contains
- Updates for iOS compatibility
- 240 new photos
- Sound recordings for all species (except extinct ones)

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

vadhopper ,

Outstanding - needs iOS update

I’ve used many birding apps in my travels - and this one is clearly one of the best. While it does - as another reviewer pointed out - need an update to continue to work smoothly with iOS 12 - it still works better than most - and the number of pics and excellent audio and detailed info makes this a real gem. The glitches (mine erred when accessing my location once) are minor. Well worth the investment.

abter ,

Slow app on iOS 11

App sometimes freezes when doing a search. Are there any updates planned anytime soon?

Aljuan ,

Excellent resource!

the book is very handy but this application is more cost effective and awesome! some of the birds species has more than 10 pictures, bird calls and many more details. I love it!


Mark Oberle
381 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, Spanish

Age Rating


  • Family Sharing

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

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