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Aldabra's Tropicbirds Science Expedition

Scientific expedition to Aldabra Atoll in the Indian Ocean to study and protect declining seabirds

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This project received pledges on Fri 17 Nov 2017

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Pledge £1 or more

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Pledge £10 or more

Your name acknowledged on the supporters’ page of the expedition blog, and a high resolution digital photo of one of Aldabra’s beautiful red-tailed tropicbirds.

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Estimated delivery: 1 March 2018

Pledge £50 or more

The above, and a handwritten postcard sent from the Seychelles!

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Estimated delivery: 1 March 2018

Pledge £125 or more

Sponsor a bird! Your donation covers all the expenses required to track one of Aldabra’s tropicbirds. Your reward will include the above, and a “tropicbird sponsor pack”, including a thank you note from us, a photo of “your” tagged red-tailed tropicbird, and a map showing one of its foraging trips at sea!

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Estimated delivery: 1 March 2018

Pledge £500 or more

The above, plus your name acknowledged on the first published scientific paper resulting from the project, an invitation to the post-expedition drinks reception and presentation evening held at The Queen’s College in spring 2018, and a copy of the book “Aldabra – World Heritage Site”, a beautifully illustrated hardback book with a forward by Sir David Attenborough.

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Estimated delivery: 1 April 2018

Pledge £1500 or more

As above, plus a beautiful framed print of one of Aldabra's beautiful red-tailed tropicbirds, a personal Skype call from Aldabra during the expedition to thank you and give you an update on the fieldwork campaign (note: internet dependent…), and an invitation to dine as my guest at High Table at Queen’s College in spring 2018 (date to be agreed).

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Estimated delivery: 1 April 2018