Nature Journal: Nature & Tech, Helpful Apps


Helpful Apps for Nature Journaling

I have come across these helpful apps for Nature Journaling. I use an android, so that is what I’m sticking to, here.

Project Noah

Project NOAH: Project Noah is an award-winning mobile application that helps nature lovers discover local wildlife and aspiring citizen scientists contribute to current research projects. Noah stands for networked organisms and habitats. Think of Project Noah as a tool people can use to document and learn about their natural surroundings and as a technology platform research groups can use to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere. Read on to find out how it all works.

iBirdiBird: The Lite Version is free. Designed specifically for the Android, iBird Lite contains 30 birds, 50 illustrations, 127 photos, 58 audio recordings of bird calls, 30 range maps and comprehensive facts to help you identify and enjoy some of the most popular birds in North America. No Internet connection required. iBird Pro is $9.99. iBird YardPlus is $2.95.

Birds Pro: $14.99 Birds PRO by NATURE MOBILE – 230 species, 1500 photos, 460 calls & songs! Birds PRO – NATURE MOBILE – is a stylish and easy-to-use IDENTIFICATION GUIDE with an integrated PICTURE and SOUND QUIZ GAME. Read fascinating information and learn facts about 230 common European bird species; browse more than 1500 PROFESSIONAL PICTURES of birds; listen to more than 460 spectacular CALLS AND SONGS; find your favorite bird!

Evernote: Evernote is free and allows you to quickly make some notes and save them,on the go, for inclusion later.

Audubon AppsAudubon Field Guides: Most are $9.99. Awesome collection of field guides, although rather expensive. The best selling and authoritative National Audubon Society Field Guides have gone mobile. Now you have nature at your fingertips with these new apps for the iPhone, iTouch, Android and iPad. Powerful and easy to use, these apps put thousands of beautiful photographs and illustrative content in the palm of your hand.

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