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Description

LAND BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA

Learn bird songs the fun way!

This is the app used by professionals to master birding by ear.

Have you always wanted to know what birds you were hearing? If you love birds, knowing bird songs and bird calls is like being able to speak their language.

Larkwire is a complete, game-based system for learning to identify bird sounds—designed for both beginners and advanced birders. Try our free demo at Larkwire.com.

***** "Uniformly excellent" (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
***** "A Rosetta Stone for birdsong." (Birding Magazine)
***** "This is a really cool tool!" (BirdChick)
***** "Really fun!" (Wildlife South)

LAND BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA, SONGS & ESSENTIAL CALLS - MASTER BIRDER SONGPACK

TOTAL: 394 sounds.

The MASTER BIRDER songpack includes 343 species (essentially all North American land birds except border specialties) in two songpacks (PRO EAST & WEST). It has four game levels: beginner to master. Also included is the BASICS songpack for absolute beginners.

EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF BIRDING BY EAR! GREAT FOR KIDS!!

* HIGHLY EFFICIENT, STRUCTURED PRACTICE based on proven cognitive techniques;

* IDENTIFICATION TIPS from Michael O'Brien—one of the top "ear birders" in North America;

* COMPLETELY CUSTOMIZABLE—learn the bird sounds you want to learn.

* Unprecedented coverage of BIRDSONG VARIATIONS encountered in the field.

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"Larkwire is already helping immensely with my ability to bird in the field. And my 7-year-old daughter is asking for 'that bird song game on the computer.'—I guess you have THREE of us hooked!" (Courtenay Schurman, Mountaineering Trainer)
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"It's like having a personal teacher who can pinpoint my weaknesses and make me work on them as I play. By far the best value for your money when you think about buying an avian audio guide." (Alain Clavette, aka @Acadian_Birder)
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"A fantastic tool for learning and reviewing birdsong. ... What I can vouch for, as a teacher, is the solid learning theory behind the software—this program is sure to improve the speed and accuracy with which you identify birds by ear." (David Pugh, Calgary Birder)
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SPECIES LISTS
For full species lists, visit www.larkwire.com

SUPPORT
For questions or support, email: support@larkwire.com

 $14.99 in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Jul 26, 2012 (almost 7 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 6 months, on average.

Nov 24
2018
(Current)
Version 2.11

Updated for the XR and XS Max sizes.

Oct 30
2018
Version 2.10

Updated for iOS 12.

Nov 23
2017
Version 2.9

Updated for iPhone X and iPad Pro 10.5".

Oct 05
2017
Version 2.8

Updated for iOS 11 with the latest changes from AOU Supplement 2017!

Oct 02
2017
Version 2.7

Updated for iOS 11 with the latest changes from AOU Supplement 2017!

Jun 14
2017
Version 2.6

Updated for compatibility with latest iOS. Same clunky look—same award-winning content.

Sep 19
2015
Version 2.4

Updated for iOS9. Includes updates for American Ornithological Union 2015 supplement.

Aug 27
2014
Version 2.3

Addressed a version compatibility issue -- and continue to make this the best app for learning bird songs ever!

Aug 19
2014
Version 2.2

Bug fixes and improved help info.

Sep 01
2013
Version 2.0

1) Added your most requested new feature: Playlists. You can still customize Larkwire from within the game, but now you can also save playlists of species and switch the game instantly between them.
2) Updated bird taxonomy to reflect the AOU 54th Supplement.
3) Updated design to better fit new iPhones and latest version of iOS

Feb 05
2013
Version 1.2.1

Learning bird sounds just got even easier! New features include: 1) "Select all" toggle to easily select all song groups; 2) Subspecies tags now let you see song samples grouped by subspecies.

Jan 31
2013
Version 1.2

Learning bird sounds just got even easier! New features include: 1) "Select all" toggle to easily select all song groups; 2) Subspecies tags now let you see song samples grouped by subspecies.

Sep 22
2012
Version 1.1

Updated code for iOS 6. Updated taxonomy based on 2012 (53rd) American Ornithological Union Supplement.

Jul 26
2012
Version 1.0

Previous 3 versions
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