Join a growing community of citizen scientists
Shipping begins ~mid-Dec 2023
We’re excited to introduce PUC (Portable Universe Codec),
our AI powered bioacoustics platform.
Packed with dual microphones, WiFi/BLE, GPS, environmental sensors, and a built-in neural engine, all in a weatherproof enclosure, PUC is ready to capture all that nature can throw at it!
Set up your PUC at home and it will continuously listen for any birds in your backyard soundscape, uploading all detections in real-time so you’ll know who’s singing, even if you’re not around.
Take your PUC with you on a hike or a ride (even stash it in a safe place for a few days) and once back home, it will automatically upload to BirdWeather where you can explore everything that it heard.
Want to use PUC for your own research project? No problem! We’ll store all your data on the built-in microSD card in a simple CSV format for easy import into your project.
With a one button interface, just turn PUC on, and it will do the rest, automatically switching modes based on WiFi and location. If it's on, it's listening!
Our cloud server will automatically process all of your PUC soundscapes. No sorting, no approving, it all happens 100% automatically!
PUC is always listening.
No more near misses when you're out on a hike and the bird decides to go quiet just as you pull out your mobile phone, or that lone owl that you've been hearing out your window late at night.
Our cloud server uses the BirdNET neural network (a joint project between the K. Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Chemnitz University of Technology) to process all audio soundscapes from the PUC, featuring:
In addition to its stereo microphones, PUC is also packed with environmental sensors, including (Temp, Humidity, Pressure, Air Quality, tVOC, CO2, and a Spectral Light Sensor) so you're able to track local weather conditions.
Our flagship portable nature recorder, ready to capture the songs of birds you can see, and those you can’t.
With the full power of BirdNET in your pocket, the BirdWeather mobile app works hand-in-hand with your PUC.
Explore and listen to bird vocalizations from your own backyard as well as stations around the globe.
Shipping begins ~mid-Dec 2023
To live sustainably and have a healthy planet, we must understand how the systems which we depend on function.
Birds are a critical component of virtually every ecosystem on earth, and their fate is intertwined with ours.
BirdNET uses a neural network to identify birds by the sounds they make, and is a joint project between the K. Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Chemnitz University of Technology.
Studying birds and bird populations is a way to further our understanding of the ecosystems that support all life on earth (including humans). Changes in bird populations and their behavior can tell us a great deal about the impacts of climate change, drought, weather, and habitat change.
Using the BirdNET artificial neural network, BirdWeather is continuously listening to a growing number of citizen science stations around the globe.
With your own BirdWeather station, you're not only contributing to the global community, you can identify and track the species in your own backyard!
Our open approach supports a growing list of ways to participate.
Since going live on Nov 4, 2021 we've heard
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