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
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...
Wed, 23 Jun, 2021 at 9:13 AM
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, ...
Thu, 9 Jun, 2022 at 3:49 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