Actions

Following Yelkouan Shearwater Project activities are continuing in different cities under different sub-projects

The Bosporus
Counting Yelkouan shearwaters each year in the first week of February

Izmir – Sigacik
Collecting seabird by-catch data by working with fishermen from Sigacik Fisheries Cooperative

  • Boat based observation of seabird by-catch during fishing operations
  • Questionnaire surveys to fishermen after fishing operations
  • Awareness activities with fishermen

Aegean Coast – Various Cities
Collecting seabird by-catch data by working with fishermen using long-line fishing

  • Questionnaire surveys to fishermen after fishing operations

Initiating seabird-by-catch monitoring programme

  • Promoting project activities in universities to call for volunteers
  • Coordinating volunteers to collect seabird by-catch data