News

  • Save $750,000

    As we increase the manufacturing volumes, we expect the price of our traps to fall significantly.
  • Ruru/moreporks automatically identified now

    We have just released our automatic ruru/morepork identification software. This software runs over every file uploaded from a Cacophony Bird Monito...
  • Slow processing of recordings

    Just a quick note to let you know that we have noticed some of our videos are taking a long time to process. We've identified a few things we can c...
  • Improved mobile performance, new video player and battery alerts

    The team at The Cacophony Project are about to release new features for the portal that is used for viewing thermal videos. The screenshot below sh...
  • Cacophony traps are catching lots of predators

    The Cacophony trap testing continues and is catching lots of possums, feral cats and hedgehogs. This post shows some of those catches and shares some of what has been learnt from the testing.
  • Pestival on Great Barrier Island/Aotea

    A summary of the Pestival hui on Great Barrier Island, April 2021.
  • Thermal camera finds a stoat at Shakespear Regional Park

    Shakespear Regional Park is an Open Sanctuary at the tip of the Whangaparāoa Peninsula. Managed by the Auckland Council, it is part of a group of p...
  • First footage of a wallaby crossing the Aviemore dam

    First video footage of a wallaby crossing the Aviemore dam.
  • Refurbished Lime batteries now for sale

    New refurbished Lime scooter batteries are now available to power the trap and thermal camera, saving money and the environment.
  • Automatically detecting wallabies

    150 years ago 3 breeding pairs of Bennett's wallabies were introduced to South Canterbury to start a fur trade. This has now grown reportedly to a ...
  • A comparison between bird monitoring techniques

    A discussion of a research paper comparing human and automatic bird monitors.
  • Introducing Te Kahu Ora

    To reduce confusion we have decided to separate our thermal screening and predator work. Our thermal screening work will have a new brand: Te Kahu Ora