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Bird Tracking

Copernicus provides a wide range of products and services for bird tracking applicaitons. Among our products are both solar- and battery-powered tags and legrings

Application
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Use Case

Tracking Geese using Legrings

The two depicted geese feel comfortable exploring their surroundings with our new solwar-powered legrings.

With these legrings it is possible to localise the animals using LoRaWAN technology.

Legrings for bird tracking

Leight-weight solar-powered leg rings for application in ornithology

Features
The legrings last for years thanks to their built-in solar harvester
  • Tracking of seagulls and other medium-sized birds
  • Full-season monitoring & tracking
  • Tracking of juveniles possible, thanks to legring deployment
  • LoRaWAN compliant
  • Light-weight and waterproof housing
  • Supported by Wonderland, our versatile tracking platform
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Mounting the device on a juvenile seabird

Please don't hesitate to contact us for further information.

Solar-powered GPS Tag Avian

Our GPS tags are state of the art and have proven themselves in various field deployments

Features
Lightweight LoRaWAN bird tracking tag with solar harvester and data storage
  • Year-round monitoring & tracking
  • Storage for location data
  • Remote configurability
  • Ruggedized and waterproof housing (IP67)
  • LoRaWAN compliant
  • Supported by Wonderland, our versatile tracking platform
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Suitable for tracking kestrels thanks to its low weight

The avian tag can be used to track a wide range of aquatic and terrestrial species. Please don't hesitate to contact us for further information. You may also be interested in the product leaflet.

Wonderland Tracking Platform

Using our tracking platform Wonderland you have all the information and control over your tracking devices at your fingertips. Wonderland not only supports our own range of thracking devices, but is also compatible with many other hardware manufacturers.

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Tracking Devices for Your Needs

Explore our wide range of tracking hardware and related tools

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Designed for researchers

We have a long history working with researchers and wildlife preservers around the globe. Therefore, we know what matters to you.

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Durable and reliable devices

We focus on rugged designs with a long battery life, to get the most out of the sensor deployment.

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Well documented

Our devices come with comprehensive documentation and are supported by our tracking platform IoT Wonderland.

Field support

We have hands-on experience with monitoring projects and support our partners in deploying devices and gateways in the field.

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Scientific Literature

Characterisation of a new lightweight LoRaWAN GPS bio-logger and deployment on grifon vultures Gyps fulvus

Jethro Gauld, Philip W Atkinson, João P Silva, Andreas Senn, Aldina MA Franco

Connecting vultures to the Internet of Things

Jethro Gauld, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK

Related News and Developments

November 13th 2023 Avian Tracking Device

We're proud to announce the Avian, our latest GPS tracking device to track birds

September 8th 2023 'Bull' Tracking Collar for Bovidae

We have recently shipped the first batch of tracking collars for monitoring the location and behavior of bovidae: The Tracking Collar 'Bull'

February 18th 2023 Tracking Wild Boars at Lake Biel, Switzerland

Our partner WLS.ch has recently tagged and monitored a number of wild boars around Lake Biel for research purposes.