Date: 3/30/17 5:34 pm
From: Joe Liebezeit <jliebezeit...>
Subject: [obol] Pacific Brown Pelican Survey
Dear OBOL,

The west coast Audubon network, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and eBird
are partnering on a community science project conducting bi-annual Brown
Pelican surveys. This spring the count will be on *Saturday, May 6*. We ask
volunteers to conduct the count *for at least 1 hour during a 4-hour window
ending at civil twilight (about 9pm)* that day. We have targeted 17 sites
along Oregon’s coast but volunteers can choose their own survey sites as

To learn more about this opportunity visit:
<>. This website includes a survey
protocol, preliminary results from previous counts, as well as
instructional information on how to enter the survey data directly into

*If you are interested in participating please contact Joe Liebzeit at
Audubon Society of Portland (<jliebezeit...>
<jliebezeit...>). *

Data is being used to help better understand distribution and abundance of
Brown Pelicans and track shifts in population structure.
Joe Liebezeit
Avian Conservation Program Manager
Audubon Society of Portland
5151 NW Cornell Road
Portland, OR 97210

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