Best camera trap for research

Camera traps for research

Increasingly being used for research, some camera trap models are better for this than others. Accuracy and reliability are key requirements.

If you're looking to use a camera trap for research purposes, it can be very important to make the right choice. 

We're very aware than researchers are also often on a tight budget.

Of course, a lot depends on what your research is based on; i.e. small mammals, identification of individual animals, occupancy studies - but the below should help you choose. 

We have been providing camera traps to large institutions and individual students for years; including Oxford University, Fauna & Flora International, Wildlife Trusts and many more, for uses as varied as tiger research and fox occupancy studies.

If you would like to discuss your planned research with us so we can recommend the best options, please just get in touch

Below are our top recommendations for camera traps for research...

The Bushnell Aggressors have been popular choices for researchers for a long time, and the new models build on their reputation. Fast trigger speeds, good reliability and great images and videos mean they're a solid choice

 If you need to capture video, there is no better option - it also has extremely quick video trigger speeds, meaning you won't miss whatever passes by, and doesn't break the bank

The top choice if trigger speed and battery life are the most important considerations. Trigger speed for photos is just 0.07 seconds - the fastest available currently. Images are not as good as other cameras, but enable identification of species
A more affordable camera, with great quality night photos and videos. Trigger speeds are slower for videos, but strong for photos

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