Going digital: the egg-logger project

One of our speakers is Kevin Varekamp. He graduated from Aeres Barneveld in 2019 where he spent a lot of his spare time assisting on the waterfowl department as a student. This fuelled his interest in ducks and got him involved with the Egg-logger project. Kevin currently works as a zookeeper in the Netherlands and is an avid birdwatcher with a soft spot for waterfowl.

The Egg-logger project has been developed as a collaboration between Aeres MBO Barneveld and GNC Solutions and has potential for valuable research. With capabilities to measure the temperature and rotation of eggs within the nests of birds it can give important insight in the incubation tactics of various species. The future possibilities of this project are wide open and may be able to play an important role in conservation and the development of artificial incubating strategies. Looking back at earlier results, Kevin will discuss what the Egg-logger can mean to you.

Kevin Varekamp working with an Argus pheasant, at Artis Zoo, Amsterdam.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s