Automatic recording of bat calls in real-time. Online call recognition. The leading solution for monitoring, FFH surveys, and bat consulting. Tools for professional bat work, saving money, helping you to finish your work in time.
The batcorder-system is a well established solution for acoustic monitoring of bats. Due to its high degree of automation it relieves you of a lot of work and thus saves not only time but also money. The hardware and software comes in various packages and there should be a product suitable for your monitoring needs. The base device for recording bats is the batcorder. A world-wide unique algorithm is responsible for triggering recordings on bat calls.
Call sequences are stored digitally in a high quality real-time recording. Our software bcAdmin manages the recordings for you in a clean and straight user interface. It searches for calls within recordings and takes measurements. Open-sourced batIdent uses well established algorithms to determine the species for each call. The results arte available to you through bcAdmin and can all be controlled manually.
2500+ batcorder are used in Europe and the world
Windows 10 and SDHC-cards Using SD cards in a Windows 10 system does render them non readable to the batcorder. Please use cards only write-protected in your Windows 10 system while we are working on an update for the batcorder 3.
We recommend to use the batcorder-system in a healthy mix of field methods. That way hot spots can be recognized for example by using mobile bat detectors and then be sampled using a batcorder for long-term passive monitoring. You'll then get activity per species rather easily and support your work with detailled data. Using non-acoustic methods should also add to the data pool.
When using the wind turbine extension we highly recommend to consult an expert bat consultant or researcher since the implications of wind turbines on bats are a complicated matter. If possible we will give you advice or contacts.