Peterson Apps
for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad

Discover more about the birds you see every day in your garden, on your hike or about town, with Peterson Birds Pocket Edition, from the developer of the award-winning app, Peterson Birds of North America for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
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Peterson Birds of North America
Peterson Birds Pocket Edition
Peterson Feeder Birds of North America
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Peterson Birds of North America is the official Peterson field guide app for mobile devices and puts details from 8 Peterson field guide books in your pocket and on you iPad, including all images and text from the best-selling Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America book.
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No other nature app gives you this much detail, at any price!

Peterson Birds of North America has a unique touch interface that guides you effortlessly through identifying the birds you see everyday, whether they're at your backyard feeder, on your way to work, or out on the trail. We're the only app that lets you compare similar looking birds on a single screen by sight, song, and location.
Try our interactive demo and see how Peterson Birds of North America lets you Identify Birds in 4 Easy Steps. All from one screen.
Peterson Birds includes details on over 820 birds, and features every bird in Roger Tory Peterson's best-selling print field guide, Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America, along with Peterson's unique system of arrows to help you tell one bird from another.
How it works
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and much more
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  • Zoom in and out on illustrations
  • Playable bird songs
  • Family details, including comprehensive molt information
  • Quick facts on each species
  • Search, including by state and month
  • Browse in taxonomic or alphabetic sequence, and a unique Quick Find index
  • Check birds of a Life List, and create and share your own checklists
  • Record sightings, with date, count, place & notes
  • Extras folder includes: illustration of Warbler undertail patterns, backyard birding tips, including what to put in your bird feeder, typography of a bird and a beginners guide to identifying birds
iTunes App Store Reviews
June 24, 2012
"Great - This is the best birding app I've seen. you guys nailed it!"
June 5, 2012
"Peterson Birds of North America - This is an incredible reference with sounds, pictures, descriptions and everything one might need to verify a finding in the field. Having it on your iPhone is really neat because you can shop sounds while listening to the birds where you are. Tremendous help. Now finding the little chirpers after you've heard them; that's another matter."
May 31, 2012
"Love it, a great bargain - This is a wonderful app and I love having it on my Ipad. I had been using the free version due to the price of the full app; but at this price point you NEED this even if you only want to look up a bird here and there. Lots of data, enhances my backyard observation of the world around me!"
Press Reviews
"Peterson Birds of North America for iOS a must for bird watchers"
"After several months of using the Peterson Bird of North America on both the iPod Touch and iPad, I have come to the conclusion that this is the slickest bird guide out there.”
Nemesis Bird Blog
"Appweavers has done a stunningly good job ... and I would feel confident using this app in the field."
"Appweavers, Inc. hit a home run with their version of the Peterson Birds of North America iPad app."
More information
For more information visit the apps page, view demo videos, and try our interactive bird identification demo. If you have questions you can visit our Support site, follow us at @petersonguides on Twitter and petersonguides on Facebook, or email us at

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Peterson apps are developed by Appweavers, Inc. under exclusive license with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, publishers of the Peterson field guides in print.

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