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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

The Queen's College matchfunded £1000

Annette Fayet

generated 2273 clicks and caused 40 donations totalling £2565.00

Queen's Old Members' Office

generated 256 clicks and caused 16 donations totalling £1185.00

Henry Cosh

generated 430 clicks, donated £10.00, and caused 4 donations totalling £25.00

Anna Thorne

generated 190 clicks and donated £20.00

project sponsor
Duncan Knox

generated 138 clicks and donated £25.00

Dorothée Arzounian

generated 127 clicks

Hila Levy

generated 72 clicks and donated

Ruth Charles

generated 64 clicks and donated £10.00

Jen Stedman

generated 39 clicks and donated £10.00

Thibaut Toussaint

generated 22 clicks and donated

Anna McKie

generated 9 clicks

Kris Van Tatenhove

donated £250.00

Patrick Spencer

donated £125.00

Ian Beggs

donated £125.00

Dominique Gorce

donated £125.00

Susan Gallacher

donated £125.00

Gregor Jason

donated £125.00

Lindsay Turnbull

donated £125.00

Amersham Bird Watching Club

donated £100.00

Peter Williams

donated £50.00

Michel GORCE

donated £50.00

Colin Malval

donated £50.00

Nicolas Delhomme

donated £50.00


donated £47.00

Mark McIntyre

donated £40.00

April Burt

donated £25.00

Helen Nicholson

donated £20.00

Vivien Seguy

donated £20.00

Romain Dubreuil

donated £20.00

Robert Holbrook

donated £20.00

sarah clayton

donated £20.00

Zoe Deakin

donated £10.00

Madeline Corman

donated £10.00

Steve Votier

donated £10.00

Mike Penny

donated £10.00

victor delattre

donated £10.00

chloe grazon

donated £10.00

Maria Gill

donated £10.00

Victoria Kidson

donated £5.00

Rosie Cammack

donated £5.00

11 anonymous donations totalling £1023.00

Choose reward

Pledge £1 or more

Select this reward if you just want to donate to the project without receiving a reward.

48 claimed

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.

21 claimed

Estimated delivery: 1 March 2018

Pledge £50 or more

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

10 claimed

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!

9 claimed

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.

1 claimed

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).

0 claimed

Estimated delivery: 1 April 2018