Motus projects

List of projects currently part of the Motus Wildlife Tracking System network. Click on a project name for more details.

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Project name Description Researchers Receivers Tags Creation date
1 Motus Ontario Array Array of 70+ towers maintained by Bird Studies Canada in support of all projects. 5 88 9 2014-01-01
2 Motus Atlantic Array Array of 50+ towers maintained by Bird Studies Canada in support of all projects. 7 57 0 2014-01-01
3 EC-Quebec-St.Laurent Shorebird projects based along the St.Lawrence river. PI: Yves Aubry (Environment Canada) 6 29 0 2014-01-01
4 Region 4 USFWS Motus stations operated by Region 4 USFWS National Wildlife Refuge System and/or Migratory Birds. 2 5 3 2015-01-01
5 EC - Atlantic 7 0 0 2014-01-01
6 Panama Gateway Four towers across the canal zone of Panama maintained by Panama Audubon and Bird Studies Canada. 2 4 0 2016-01-01
7 Welch Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge has been tagging common and Arctic terns on a number of breeding colonies in Maine since 2012. 1 2 152 2013-01-01
8 Holbterton 2013-14 In 2013-14, we tracked movements of ~ 75 Semipalmated Sandpipers in Downeast Maine to better understand stopover habitat use. 4 0 76 2013-01-01
9 Parker River/Great Bay Refuge bat, shorebird, and saltmarsh sparrows nanotag projects in northeast MA and southern NH. 3 towers at Parker River, 2 at Great Bay 2 1 118 2013-01-01
10 Taylr Primarily Blackpoll Warbler migration work in Nova Scotia and the Gulf of Maine, but also Red-eyed Vireos and Ipswich Sparrow on Sable Island. 5 8 465 2013-01-01
11 Peterson Migratory Bat pilot project in Maine. 1 0 63 2013-01-01
12 Smetzer Red-eyed vireos and blackpoll warblers stopover and migration at Petit Manan Wildlife Refuge in Steuben Maine. 1 0 190 2013-01-01
13 Hamil Semipalmated Shorebird stopover and migration ecology in the Bay of Fundy. 7 2 283 2013-01-01
14 Loring Numerous concurrent projects on tern and shorebird movements throughout the Gulf of Maine and southern New England region 3 37 0 2013-01-01
15 Aubry Stopover and Migratory behaviour of migratory birds along the St.Lawrence River - Swainson's Thrush, Pine Siskin, as well as some shorebirds. 7 0 484 2014-01-01
16 Boyles Bat migration and ecology in the mid-west. 2 0 13 2014-01-01
17 Chapman Shoals_2014 0 0 19 2014-01-01
18 Dossman_Ohio Migration, stopover ecology, and departure decisions of American Redstart, Magnolia and Myrtle warblers in north east Ohio. 2 0 81 2013-01-01
19 Dossman_Jamaica Movement and space-use during the non-breeding season and migration. 1 11 161 2015-01-01
20 Gugli A slough of projects dealing with migration and stopover ecology of migratory songbirds and bats at Long Point and throughout Ontario. 2 0 197 2013-01-01
21 Gull2013 Gull work on Sable Island 2013 2 0 0 2013-01-01
22 IPSP2013 Ipswich Sparrow survival and migration work on Sable Island 1 0 0 2013-01-01
23 Motus General project administration - mostly test tags. 1 0 0 2014-01-01
24 Norris White-throated Sparrow orientation and migration studies. 2 0 60 2013-01-01
25 obrien Shorebird work on the Gulf of Maine. Saltmarsh Sparrow migration project. 1 1 74 2014-01-01
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