Wednesday, 8th April 2020 09:28pm

Screenshot of sound file spectral waveform

Found the coolest app for analysing birdsong called BirdNET from The Cornell Lab of Ornithology @cornellbirds. Record the birdsong and then select the section you want analysed:

Screenshot of BirdNET app waveform selection facility

Select the bit of the sound you want to analyse

And then click the Analyse button and it tells you what the bird is:

Screenshot of result for analysed birdsong, which is Common chiffchaff

Results are quick even out in the field

I have very limited knowledge of birdsong so it’s fantastic to find out what song belongs to which bird. Chiffchaff, Great Tit and Human were all verified today 🙂

Oh, and check out their live demo, it is brilliant!

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