Below are the packs available for North America. Each pack provides a field guide to the birds of the region with photos, descriptions, and sounds of species found in each region, as well as the bird identification wizard for the region.
To add a pack, download Merlin on your phone, select Bird Packs, find the one you want, and tap “Get.” The Merlin app and all Bird Packs are available for free.
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US and Canada: Continental
With over 700 species, you will be ready to identify any bird you encounter in your travels across the continental United States and Canada. This pack includes all the birds from the regional packs for US and Canada and some rare species.
Download this pack to identify the diverse birds found in the Northeast, from boreal birds and the rich variety of breeding warblers to coastal egrets and terns.
US: Rocky Mountains
The Rocky Mountain region boasts a rich diversity of bird life to explore, from montane species in the higher elevations to raptors and shorebirds in the prairies.
This pack will help you learn the birds that occupy the unique habitats of the Southwestern US, from the many hummingbird species to the desert dwellers and species whose range just barely extends north into the United States.
US: Texas and Oklahoma
Extending from the Gulf Coastal Plain and Rio Grande Valley to the interior lowlands and plains, the varied habitats of Texas and Oklahoma feature many resident birds, as well as an impressive list of birds that migrate through the region.
US: West Coast
Download this pack to identify the birds from the forested bluffs and rocky beaches of Oregon and Washington to the many national forests and parks in the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Range, and the unique birdlife in the Mojave Desert.
The southeastern United States boasts a rich variety of bird species, from shorebirds, egrets and herons along the coast to Neotropical migrants breeding in the interior swamps and forests.
Explore the bird life of the diverse habitats from the Great Plains to the Northwoods and Great Lakes. This pack covers all common and uncommon birds of the Midwest region.
The Arctic is prime breeding grounds for shorebirds, waterfowl, and many other species thanks to the extensive and diverse habitats. Download this pack to explore the birds of Alaska and the nearby Arctic.
US: Hawaiian Islands
Explore the common birds of the Hawaiian Islands, from endemic species in montane forests to seabirds breeding on low-lying atolls. This pack includes both native and introduced birds of the Hawaiian Islands.
Explore the birds from the Hudson Bay to the Great Lakes and east to the eastern outpost of North America, Newfoundland and Labrador. This pack contains all common and uncommon species of birds found in Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick.
Identify birds of the Prairie Provinces to the Canadian Rockies and Pacific Coast with this pack. This pack includes all common and uncommon bird species in Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.
Explore over 500 species found in the Caribbean Islands, including the many endemics. This pack includes ID help in English and Spanish, photos, sounds, and range maps. This pack was released in partnership with Birds Caribbean.
Explore the varied birdlife of Mexico, from the dry deserts to the rich tropical forests, with this pack that includes all species found in the regional packs. This pack was released in partnership with CONABIO.
Mexico: Yucatan Peninsula
A hotspot of endemism and important habitat for migratory birds, the peninsula’s dry forest, coastal scrub, lagoons, mangroves, and tall humid forest offers hundreds of species. This pack was released in partnership with CONABIO.
Mexico: Central Mexico
Explore the diversity of birds found in habitats from dry cactus forests to mountain meadows. This pack includes all the common and uncommon birds of central Mexico from Guanajuato to Puebla, including Mexico City. This pack was released in partnership with CONABIO.
Mexico: Oaxaca and Chiapas
Download this pack to explore the birds that occur in the most diverse region of southern Mexico. The birds of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec inhabit a wide variety of habitats, including oak scrub and montane forest. This pack covers all common and uncommon birds found in Oaxaca and Chiapas. This pack was released in partnership with CONABIO.
Mexico: Gulf of Mexico
This pack includes all the common and uncommon birds of Tabasco, Veracruz and Tamaulipas, a region known for spectacular numbers of migratory birds. This pack includes migrants, breeding, and wintering species. This pack was released in partnership with CONABIO.
This pack includes all the common and uncommon birds of northcentral Mexico ranging from moist forests in the Huasteca to the arid areas and grasslands of the north. This pack covers Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Zacatecas, San Luis Potosí, and Aguascalientes. This pack was released in partnership with CONABIO.
This pack includes all the common and uncommon birds of northwest Mexico ranging from coastal to northern arid zones, including spectacular endemic birds. This pack covers Sonora, Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Durango, and Nayarit. This pack was released in partnership with CONABIO.
Mexico: Baja Peninsula
Baja California and Baja California Sur are home to a wide diversity of birds in chaparral, desert, and mountain habitats. This pack includes all birds found along the Baja Peninsula including several endemic species. This pack was released in partnership with CONABIO.
Explore the birds of the west coast of Mexico, one of the richest endemic bird areas in the country. Dry thorn forests and montane forests are home to these endemic species as well as a wide diversity of migrants and residents. This pack includes all common and uncommon birds on the west coast of Mexico from Jalisco to Guerrero, one of the richest endemic bird areas in the country. This pack was released in partnership with CONABIO.