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
                                                                                                                                    Royal Tern © Melissa J...
Fri, 6 Jan, 2023 at 12:20 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, ...
Mon, 20 Feb, 2023 at 4:09 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