Daily Archives: July 1, 2014

Surveying for sea-birds, West Indies

Working on research vessels doing long-distance surveys for sharks, whales and dolphins means that you spend a lot of your time observing and recording. In turn, this suggests to ‘amateur’ onlookers that you’re some kind of magician, with a sixth sense of where and when animals will appear. Not so – you’re just massively increasing the likelihood that you will see wildlife, simply by dint of the fact that you’re looking out all the time, […]