Seabird Identification Course

Seabird Identification Course

Seabird ID courses close at 9 a.m. 23 March 2017.

Please note: The banking details and booking procedures for the Johannesburg and Cape Town courses are different


Johannesburg

The Northern Region Bird Club Forum is offering its landlocked members and others the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the pelagic birds that we will, and may, see on Flock at Sea AGAIN! 2017. This voyage is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see these birds and this is your chance to be well prepared.

Dr Ross Wanless, BirdLife South Africa's Seabird Programme Manager, will run this one-day course on identifying pelagic birds.

Exact venue and parking details will be e-mailed to all booked participants by the end of January.

Johannesburg Day 1.

When: Saturday 25 March 2017 (FULLY BOOKED!!)

Time: 09h00-16h00

Where: Sasol's new head office in Katherine Street, Sandton, Johannesburg

Cost: R250 per person, including light refreshments

Download the course brochure pdf here (706 KB)

Due to high demand, the seabird course will be held again on Sunday 26th March. Please confirm your place/s by depositing R250 per person in BirdLife South Africa’s account as follows, and e-mail proof of payment to yvonnepp@iafrica.com Details on venue, parking etc will be e-mailed to all paid up participants in the week of 27th February
Johannesburg Day 2.

When: Sunday 26 March 2017 (OPEN FOR BOOKING)

Time: 09h00-16h00

Where: Sasol's new head office in Katherine Street, Sandton, Johannesburg

Cost: R250 per person, including light refreshments

Payment:

Bank: FNB
Branch code: 254005
Account name: BirdLife South Africa
Account no: 62067506281
Reference: FlockID+surname
Email proof of payment to Yvonne Pennington yvonnepp@iafrica.com.

Please note: Yvonne will be out of the country 8 to 27 February 2017. Details of the venue and parking details will be emailed after 27 February 2017, please be patient whilst waiting for these details. Kindly refrain from contacting the BirdLife South Africa staff regarding this course as no information willbe available for you.


Cape Town

The Cape Bird Club is offering its Cape Town members, and non-members, the opportunity to get-to-grips with the pelagic birds that we may see on Flock at Sea AGAIN! 2017. This voyage is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see these birds and this is your chance to be well prepared.

Dr Ross Wanless, BirdLife South Africa's Seabird Programme Manager, will run this one-day course on identifying pelagic birds.

When: Saturday 4 March 2017

Time: 08h30 for 09h00-16h00

Where: Biodiversity Environmental Education Centre, 101 Bay Road, Mouille Point

Cost:      CLUB MEMBERS – R200; Pensioners & Students R160

NON MEMBERS – R240; Pensioners & Students R200

Download the course brochure here for more information, including the booking procedure and banking details.

 

For more information, please contact Yvonne Pennington

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