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Best bird ID apps for UK/Europe

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Old Thursday 25th December 2014, 00:03   #1
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Best bird ID apps for UK/Europe

Looking to get a bird ID app for my Android mobile phone and also for my iPad.

Any recommendations?

Need it to cover all UK species inc rarities
Sounds - calls and songs
Distribution maps
Text on each species (as per normal field guide)
Listing capability for life list, year list, garden list, trip lists etc

Was considering Collins Guide or Sunbirds All UK Birds apps...
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Not sure the Collins is available on Android phones, believes it is Iphone/Ipad only.
As an Android toting US based birder who sometimes crosses the pond, I too would love to find a good UK/Europe app.
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I've had the Collins App of Birds of UK and Europe for quite awhile now on my Apple iPad and iPhone. It's excellent, but it costs quite alot of money with all the add on's and I think it's only available on Apple iPhones and Apple iPads.
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Sadly the Collins guide is definitely not available for Android, which is really infuriating as no other field guide comes close. Come on Collins sort it out!
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