DIY HACK – HOWTO make a Birdfeeder Webcam!

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In case you missed it, here’s HOWTO make a Birdfeeder Webcam. Garrett
been telling me how his college project on a webcam birdfeeder webcam
has gotten over 30% of his university’s web traffic, now here’s a cool
video how you can make one yourself.  There’s also a cool pdf you can download
for step-by-step instructions.

Have you ever wondered what birds live in your neighborhood? With the birdfeeder webcam that Steve and I will teach you to make this weekend, you’ll be able to find out! Using motion detection webcam software, you’ll be able to document every bird that shows up at the feeder and get a picture of it whenever it moves. Check the instruction blogpost for the pdf instructions.

Here’s the live picture from the webcam! (it does gets turned off at night) You can also get to a little birdcam page where it gets updated every thirty seconds.


3 Responses to DIY HACK – HOWTO make a Birdfeeder Webcam!

  1. garrett says:

    Close…the cam in college was a robotic webcam, and the bird cam was after college and was actually pointing into a nest.

  2. girrrrrrr2 says:

    cool… i wanna see one where the birds are growwing up…

  3. Izl says:

    I dont think my cam is good enough for high framerate recording

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