Butterflies, bats and more!

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Check out our new bat tags, plus the first batch of Terras is coming together!

We wrote earlier that CTT has developed a butterfly tag that will help us track migration of monarch butterflies in North America - and that Terra will pick them up. In the spirit of being inclusive, Terra will also pick up our bat tags! So if a tagged bat or butterfly passes by, Terra will let you know, and will let us know, too. This means your Terra—and you!—will contribute conservation data to an ever-increasing diversity of organisms.  The network we are creating together is going to be so rewarding to watch, and there will be more and more types of detections we'll add as we go!

We've been very busy getting ready to build the first twenty Terras here. . . the enclosures are here and ready, and we’re just waiting for the PCB and internal components which should show up in the next week. By going through assembly and testing of these first units we’ll be developing a protocol to help us build all the Terras going forward. 

By having a group of Terras we can also test more accurately for any flaws, issues, or bugs in the system, and that means we’ll be able to ship a reliable product.

It’s been a steady, step-by-step process for Terra, but we’re seeing those last steps coming up to bringTerra into the world!  All this hard work is going to finally produce something real, and we can't thank you all enough for helping us make that happen.

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stream birdsong from terra curated locations

Try out the Terra app!

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Enjoy bird sounds from around the world from our curated locations


Stream & identify the birds in your own backyard

Add a Terra device to your yard or garden to create your own listening location in the app

You can also help researchers with conservation efforts 

Orders sent late 2023 ship spring 2024 

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Terra yard sensors

Monitor your yard or garden

Terra will connect to optional sensors that track soil conditions, moisture levels, and weather around the home. Take control whether you’re home or not.

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