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Saturday, January 15, 2011

Antarctica, This Is For The Birds

 

 

SAM 099 One advantage of taking this trip with Quark as oppose to a normal ship is the fact that we are actually on a scientific research vessel.

 

 

 

On board there are numerous experts on various aspects on life in Antarctica and marine biology. This is a major benefit for us.

 

 

Bird Lecture As a part of expedition trip various lectures are offered on our free days at sea.

 

 

 

 

This afternoon I have the good fortune to attend a presentation on Birds Of The Southern Oceans.

It turns out to be an enjoyable learning experience as I become a quasi part of a scientific research team. Our sightings become a part of the ship's daily sighting report and may be useful in some of the ongoing research on board the ship.

Offers from National Geographic cannot be too far behind.

 

 

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