Identify Birds with Your Phone Using Merlin

One day, you may find yourself without a field guide in hand when a mysterious bird finds its way into your field of view. What do you do? In situations like this, or for the book-averse, the answer comes in the form of a nifty mobile app called Merlin.

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New Merlin Photo ID Able to Identify Birds Online from Digital Photos
May06

New Merlin Photo ID Able to Identify Birds Online from Digital Photos

I was excited to receive an email from Cornell this morning announcing a new online tool called Merlin Photo ID. This tool, similar to Bird Snap, uses “computer vision technology” to identify birds online from photos that you upload to the software.

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Birdsnap App Review
Aug02

Birdsnap App Review

Birdsnap uses visual recognition and magic to identify birds in photos taken with your iPhone.

I am a big fan of incorporating technology into my birding adventures. So when I got wind of a new app on the App Store that claims to identify birds just based on pictures, I got extremely excited

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