The first Terra!

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It's been almost 3 years since Terra began, and we've finally produced one.  We got our first 20 Terra PCB boards for testing, as well as all the parts we needed.  We ran them all through our giant easy bake oven, and out came a complete Terra.

Next step is to test the board and then run 20 more, which will go into the 20 enclosures we received.  Those all get tested for a couple of weeks, and then we start making Terras.  Here's Mike with the finished board...

And Scott thinking of all the birds we'll identify!

Needless to say we're thrilled to be at this point, and it means we're getting very close to fulfilling your orders as well as our dreams!  We expect to start shipping the first Terras by late June, and we'll keep updating as we go.  Thanks again to all our supporters - it's about to pay off!

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We've been working on getting together all the parts and accessories for shipping, and it's all coming together. Two big rolls of material are going to a sewing contractor to make 4000 windscreens (!) that will go into each end of the devices. We also are expecting a small but very heavy shipment of magnets, which will connect the Terra to it's support without compromising the integrity of the housing. Last but not least, the final enclosures are being worked up, and we can't wait to put it all together!

stream birdsong from terra curated locations

Try out the Terra app!

..or receive a link to the app by email

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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