Here at the Tag-N-Track headquarters we are very excited to have received our satellite tags for our Lesser Black Backed Gulls.
The tags use a system called GSM that can detect a signal every half hour to let us know where our gulls are. The tags are solar powered and have a lifespan of up to four years. To attach the satellite tags to our gulls we will be using harnesses. The satellite tags and harnesses were purchased from the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), a bird research and conservation charity. The harnesses have also been provided thanks to support from our business sponsors Starling Learning and Wild Surveys and we would like to thank them for their help!