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Raspberry Pi Bird Box on BBC Springwatch – by Andrew Robinson

Manchester based inventor of the PiFace, Dr. Andrew Robinson, wrote an article for BBC Springwatch on using a Raspberry Pi to monitor bird activity in his garden. The project was also featured on Springwatch on TV.

If you’re anything like me, you’ve wondered what happens in your garden while you’re not watching. I wanted to know when birds are most active – are they busier in the evening or early morning? Thanks to the latest technology, now with a couple of taps of my smartphone I can monitor the bird activity in my garden from anywhere in the world.


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