[Tweeters] Fwd: Slightly off-topic but free international pelagic birding voyages for someone with the right seabird ID experience

Mary Saylor birder at pottersaylor.com
Sat Jun 4 12:03:54 PDT 2016




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> Thought this might be a great opportunity for someone in Tweeters land. Wish I had the right skills and experience!

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> Mary Saylor, Issaquah



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>> Hi All

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>> We have free berths available for bird observers to collect “Atlas of Seabird at Sea” (AS at S) data for several EXCITING upcoming trips.

>> Data is collected according to revised simplified protocol. See http://seabirds.saeon.ac.za/ <http://seabirds.saeon.ac.za/> for more info.

>> Each of the vessels will also have other oceanographic research underway and will be phenomenal trips to be a part of.

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>> _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

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>> TRIP 1: 4 x observers on RV Agulhas II offshore of PE/ Port St Johns (ASCA transect line). 5 - 15th July 2016.

>> TRIP 2: 4 x observers on RV Agulhas II Southern Ocean Winter Voyage (Goodhope transect line to 45 S - possibly further towards sea ice). 18 - 29 July 2016.

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>> Details:

>> - Trips depart from and return to Cape Town.

>> - You must have demonstrable seabird ID skills and at-sea experience.

>> - Seagoing Medical Clearance will be required at your own expense. Details will be provided.

>> - Previous AS at S experience would be advantageous

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>> _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

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>> TRIP 3: 1 x FEMALE observer needed for a 3 week cruise on RV Meteor from Azores, Portugal to Mindelo, Cape Verde (28 July - 25 August) - all expenses covered.

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>> Details:

>> - This trip will be aboard the RV Meteor https://www.ldf.uni-hamburg.de/en/meteor/fahrtplaene-grossgeraete.html <https://www.ldf.uni-hamburg.de/en/meteor/fahrtplaene-grossgeraete.html>

>> - Participants must be able to arrive in Azores no later than 28 July 2016.

>> - All expenses will be covered for this trip including (visas, hotels, flights, airport transfers, etc).

>> - This is only open to a female as the berth is to share with another female.

>> - You must have demonstrable seabird ID skills and at-sea experience.

>> - Seagoing Medical Clearance will be required - more details will be provided.

>> - Previous AS at S experience would be advantageous

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>> _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

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>> Please email Taryn Morris (taryn.morris at birdlife.org.za <mailto:taryn.morris at birdlife.org.za>) by Friday 10 June 5pm with:

>> a) the trip/s you would like to participate in

>> b) details demonstrating seabird ID skills and at-sea experience.

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>> Participants will be confirmed by Monday 13 June or shortly thereafter.

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>> Yours (green with envy),

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>> Taryn

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>> Dr. Taryn Morris

>> Coastal Seabird Conservation Manager

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>> 19A Foregate Square, Heerengracht St, Foreshore 8001, Western Cape

>> P.O. Box 7119, Roggebaai 8012, Cape Town, South Africa

>> Tel: +27 (0)21 419 7347

>> Cell: +27 (0)82 334 4167

>> E-mail: taryn.morris at birdlife.org.za <mailto:taryn.morris at birdlife.org.za>

>> http://www.birdlife.org.za <http://www.birdlife.org.za/>

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