News

  • Updated camera manual

    We have just updated the manual for the thermal camera. This includes changes for: The new waterproof plug Battery usage, safety and transport Sim...
  • Camera batteries now available

    We have received our first shipment of batteries for our Thermal Cameras, tested them and they are now available for sale. The battery will last ap...
  • The Cacophony Project’s presentation at Pestival 2019

    Last weekend we attended Auckland City Council’s Pestival. It was a great opportunity to find out about the initiatives around Tāmaki Makaurau and...
  • Record your five-minute bird counts

    5 minute bird counts are a popular way of monitoring forest birds. One of the problems with these is that they are sensitive to the hearing abiliti...
  • New search and video viewing interface and data export

    This week we have released a new version of our search interface, tidied up our page for viewing videos, fixed a few errors and created an easy way...
  • Longer battery life and cheaper solar for Bird Monitors coming

    The intention of this article is to give you a little bit of insight into what's coming up for the Bird Monitor and into our development process. C...
  • First morepork automatically identified

    Tim Hunt is a lecturer at the Centre for Information Technology at Wintec.  Tim has done a lot of work on the software for the Bird Monitor and rec...
  • Software updates

    The team at The Cacophony Project are constantly developing the products they are working on. They currently have a team of 3 paid engineers and ha...
  • Thermal camera catches bird being chased

    A thermal camera in my back yard showed a bird being chased by something. It moves a little too fast to see it properly. I'm guessing its either a ...
  • Thermal Camera manual now available for download

    We have released the first version of the user manual for the Thermal Camera here. Preparing the manual for this product was an eye opening experie...
  • First version of audio tagging interface now available

    Tagging audio recordings is an essential function you can do to help build a set of examples of bird song and other sounds. We intend to use these ...