The Basics

Get started with Merlin and the main features

Install Merlin
                                                                                 Merlin © Max McCarthy / Macaulay Library Quick Links What devices does...
Wed, 14 Feb, 2024 at 2:12 PM
Merlin Bird Packs
Information for the world's 10,000+ bird species are divided into regional bird packs in Merlin. Each bird pack is a field gui...
Thu, 10 Aug, 2023 at 1:21 PM
Photo ID
Harlequin Duck © Doug Hitchcox / Macaulay Library Quick Links How does Photo ID work?  I am not getting good suggestions. What can I do?  Why does Ph...
Fri, 21 Apr, 2023 at 5:50 PM
Sound ID
Yellow-throated Warbler © Ryan Sanderson / Macaulay Library Who's singing? Merlin Bird ID can tell you! Simply hold out your phone, tap record, a...
Fri, 21 Apr, 2023 at 5:50 PM
Saving birds identified with Merlin
When you identify a bird in Merlin Bird ID, you can save it to your Life List - a list of all the birds you have confidently identified. If you use eBird, y...
Fri, 21 Apr, 2023 at 5:51 PM