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161 Bird-Watcher Apps for the iPhone—and They’re All for the Birds [Slide Show]

Mobile devices promise to give bird-watchers new tools for their fieldwork, but smartphone apps for identifying these aviators are not quite ready to leave the nest

By Ben Mirin

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THE AUTHOR'S

experience with Birdsnap was less than satisfactory, as the iPhone app failed to recognize the sparrow he had been watching.....[ More ]

BIRDSNAP

confused an Elegant Trogon for a European Starling, frustrating the author as these birds bear little resemblance.....[ More ]

HERE

Birdsnap misidentifies the author, himself, as a Rock Pigeon. An honest mistake?....[ More ]

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