VENTflash #217: Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falklands Cruise-Free Webinar! March 24, 2017

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Victor Emanuel

Victor Emanuel started birding in Texas 68 years ago at the age of eight. His travels have taken him to all the continents, with his areas of concentration being Texas, Ari...

Dear friends:

On Tuesday, April 4, my colleague Barry Lyon and I will host a free webinar in which we’ll discuss VENT’s birding and natural history cruise to Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands, January 4-25, 2018.

For this special trip, we’ll travel aboard the beautiful Island Sky, voyaging through the Southern Ocean to some of the most remote places in the world, places home to mesmerizing scenery and unforgettable wildlife spectacles. En route to majestic Antarctica, our travels will take us to the Falkland Islands and incredible South Georgia Island where the greatest diversity of wildlife is found.

Designed for birders and general natural history enthusiasts alike, this program offers a true trip of a lifetime, with chances to experience first-hand the iconic wildlife and scenery of the Far South. Six species of penguins and five species of albatrosses are assured, as are a wealth of other seabirds, whales, seals, fur seals, dolphins and more. The scenery you’ll experience on an Antarctic cruise is unparalleled. Here, ice is king, from ancient cracked glaciers, to giant tabular shelves, to isolated bergs wave-sculpted into masterpieces. This trip will be led by VENT leader Andrew Whittaker who has guided past Antarctica cruises.

This departure is part of VENT’s collaborative cruise program with trusted travel partner, Zegrahm Expeditions.

To register for the free webinar, please see the invitation that follows.

Please visit our website to learn more about this special trip or to view the itinerary and tour report and field list from our 2017 departure.

Best wishes,

Victor Emanuel

Zegrahm Promo, Antarctica 2018

King Penguins, South Georiga – Photo: Zegrahm Expeditions 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                       Free Webinar on Tuesday, April 4

                                                                                    Victor Emanuel Nature Tours Presents:

                                                                           Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands
                                                                                              An Adventure of a Lifetime!
 
                                                                   January 4 – 25, 2018 | 22 Days | Aboard the Island Sky

Join Victor Emanuel and Barry Lyon of Victor Emanuel Nature Tours for a free webinar! On Tuesday, April 4, learn more about our upcoming Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands expedition, a trip VENT will offer in collaboration with Zegrahm Expeditions, January 4 – 25, 2018. During this informative presentation you’ll learn more about this voyage that offers some of the greatest wildlife spectacles in the world. Witness massive colonies of penguins tending to downy chicks, majestic albatrosses, beaches crowded with Southern Elephant Seals and Antarctic Fur Seals, and waters filled with Humpback, Fin, Southern Right, Minke, and Killer whales—all backdropped by some of the world’s most stunning scenery.

                                                                                               Tuesday, April 4, 2017
                                                                          2pm EDT | 1pm CDT | 12pm MDT | 11am PDT

                                                                                         Click here to register now!

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