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UvA-BiTS bird tracking devices

UvA-BiTS is a state-of-the-art Bird Tracking System. The system includes a solar-powered, light-weight GPS tracker with rechargeable batteries, a tri-axial accelerometer, two-way data communication to a ground station network, automated data processing and visualization in the Virtual Lab.

UvA-BiTS bird tracking device. Photo UvA-BiTS

Researchers from multiple organizations are working with this system to study migration, navigation, foraging strategies on land and at sea. The system is available for collaborative research and will continue to develop and foster the research needs of a diverse community.

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Contact information

Please contact us for more information: UvA-BiTS@uva.nl

Prof. dr. ir. W. (Willem) Bouten

Faculty of Science

Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics