[CT Birds] October 22nd: new HOT-SPOTS pelagic trip

Thomas Robben robben99 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 23:02:55 EDT 2016

This 10/1 trip just got postponed to 10/22 (october 22nd), and has openings.

If you would like to join on 10/22 please go to this site and follow

If you have any questions/suggestions, please email me at
robben99 at gmail.com

Thanks, Tom Robben

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From: Thomas Robben <robben99 at gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 1:58 AM
Subject: October 1st: new HOT-SPOTS pelagic trip
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Cc: Thomas Robben <robben99 at gmail.com>

Do you want to learn more about how the ocean works, changing through the 4
seasons (while we search to find uncommon seabirds & whales)? You are
invited to join a new kind of trip:

Hunting for ocean hot-spots, seabirds, whales, etc.

Can we find "hot-spots" with high-activity of seabirds, whales and other
marine life, sample those waters and prey items, and prove what makes them
special? Is it all about food? What is being eaten, by the birds, by the

This 8-hour trip will try to find as many seabirds and whales as possible,
and if we find any hot-spots of activity we will pause and try to determine
what is special there.

We will have top experts on seabirds, whales and also marine science
on-board to explain and answer questions, to analyze what is happening at
each hot-spot we find, and to explain the marine ecosystem (and how it is

DATE:  October 1, 2016  saturday, from 8am to 4pm.
PORT:  Gloucester, MA.
COST:  $90 per person.
ROUTE:  the best ocean areas TBD that day, off the coast of New England.

To sign-up or get further details, go to this website:
Trips33.blogspot.com <http://trips33.blogspot.com/>
Or contact this email
robben99 at gmail.com
Tom Robben

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