The Basics

Get started with Merlin and the main features

Install Merlin
Quick Links Apple/iOS How do I find Merlin Bird ID in the App Store? How do I update Merlin? How do I gift Merlin Bird ID through the App Store? Andro...
Tue, 8 Jun, 2021 at 10:05 PM
Merlin Bird Packs
Quick Links About Bird Packs How do I delete a Bird Pack? Why is there an update button on a bird pack?  Are you going to add more species to Merlin Bir...
Tue, 8 Jun, 2021 at 10:32 PM
Photo ID
Quick Links How does Photo ID work?  I am not getting good suggestions. What can I do?  Why does Photo ID require a separate download? How many species ...
Mon, 7 Jun, 2021 at 1:58 PM
Sound ID
Who's singing? Merlin Bird ID can tell you! Simply hold out your phone, tap record, and you'll get suggestions in real time, along with recordin...
Tue, 22 Jun, 2021 at 5:31 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...
Tue, 15 Dec, 2020 at 7:25 AM