If you want to identify animals, insects and birds by their sounds, there are mobile apps to help you. We will show you 2 useful apps for your iPhone.
Cicada Hunt is the perfect app to help you identify insects by their sounds. When you hear a bug or beetle nearby, the app listens to the sound and detects the particular species based on this sound. The app is available for iPhone for free.
- The app was initially created to recognize cicada sounds, but is constantly being updated to recognize other insects and animals
- By using the app you can help researchers create a heat map of the insects’ spread in the area, which is especially useful for studying endangered species
BirdSong ID is a useful app to help you identify birds by the sounds they make. The “Shazam for Birdsong” is available for iPhone for $4.99.
- Use the audio reference library of 241 bird sounds to identify birds you see and hear
- You can use the app without an internet connection, because all content will be downloaded to your phone
- The app uses an automatic recognition function to identify bird species by their sounds