The Seabird Observer course is a 4 day intensive training program that focuses on the ‘Eastern Canada seabirds at sea (ECSAS) standardized protocol for pelagic seabird surveys from moving and stationary platforms’ (Gjerdrum et al, 2012). 

Learning Outcomes Include:

  • Seabird identification

  • Ecology of seabirds found within and along Eastern Canadian waters 

  • Instruction on how to complete recording pro forma

  • Essential information to include within the seabird report

  • Review of Leach’s Storm Petrel protocol 

  • Bird handling techniques

  • Required equipment 


This course includes a field component.


Click HERE to view the course syllabus. Full joining instructions will be sent upon registration. 

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