About David Sibley

David Sibley is a self-taught bird illustrator and foremost authority on North American birds. His seminal work, The Sibley Guide to Birds, (2000) made him a fixture in the birding world and includes 6,600 of his beautiful and detailed watercolor illustrations.

Sibley collaborated with Wildlife Acoustics on the development of the Song Sleuth app. Along with beautiful illustrations, Sibley provided detailed descriptions, vocalization tips, range maps and charts developed exclusively for Song Sleuth.