Recommended Nature apps
Top Picks by Flat Rock Brook Naturalists
Audubon Bird Guide
Free field guide to over 800 species of North American birds by the National Audubon Society.
Merlin Bird ID
App by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology that helps you identify birds by asking a few simple questions, or with a photo of a bird.
HawkWatch International & Cornell Lab of Ornithology teamed together to provide ID info on 34 raptors that commonly occur in North America.
The “Shazaam” app for bird calls. BirdNET is a prototype of a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Chemnitz University of Technology.
Part of a citizen science project, you record the birds you see in the field with this app and link your observations with eBird—a global online database of bird records used by hundreds of thousands of birders around the world.
Similar to eBird, iNaturalist helps you identify the plants and animals around you. Record your observations, share them with a community of over 400,000 scientists and naturalists.
This app helps you identify invasive species while you help NJ Invasives Strike Team stop it from spreading once it arrives in the Garden State.