Third International Scientific and Practical Conference “Eagles of the Palearctic: Study and Conservation”

Raptors Conservation. Suppl. 2. Proceedings of Conferences

Thirteen years of Aquila dataloggers

Bartoszuk K. (Aquila, Poznan, Poland)

Kordian Bartoszuk
Recommended citation: Bartoszuk K. Thirteen years of Aquila dataloggers. – Raptors Conservation. 2023. S2: 193–194. DOI: 10.19074/1814-8654-2023-2-193-194 URL:

Since 2010, the “Aquila” company is offering GPS/GSM dataloggers. It started with 35 g units, that were further developed into 22 g devices. Already then, the goal was to withstand the harshest possible conditions – especially during European winter. Simultaneously the GSM technology provided more economic form of tracking compared to satellite devices. These two goals had been achieved and together with competitive performance features – like fix every 3 minutes (with possibility of direct dispatch to the server) – plus innovative and user-friendly data portal, have helped researching and conserving birds in many parts of the world, as well as have proved to be a reliable and outstanding product on the market.

Now, after 13 years, it is time for new models and new technologies. With 9 g devices and internet transmission begins a new era…

Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis), tagged with tracker from Aquila Company. Photo by N. Bhatt.

White-Tailed Eagles (Haliaeetus albicilla) tagged with Aquila dataloggers in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. Photos by R. Bekmansurov.