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Birds of Wikipedia

A single-page app collecting bird sounds, images, and bird names in multiple languages from Wikidata.

This educational app harnesses the Power of the Digital Commons.

Try it now at

Build instructions

Data is not included in the repository, but scripts included can regenerate it.

To build the pages, clone the repository and run

You will need python3 and virtualenv installed.

If running on Windows 10, use "Bash on Ubuntu on Windows"

Future features

  • Using some kind of library for cross-browser compatibility (although .oggs won't run on Edge) and animations
  • Managing navigation and states.
  • Scrape credits from Wikimedia Commons
  • More languages
  • Use something like Twemoji or FontAwesome for icons