FSC | Field Studies Council

Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All

Marine Mammal and Bird Surveys

  • Location:  Millport
  • Tutor:  Phillip Cowie
  • Dates : Saturday 28 July 2018 to Friday 03 August 2018
  • Times: 05:00 PM - 09:30 AM
  • Level: Open for Everyone
  • NON-RESIDENT: £376

With significant amounts of time spent on our research vessel and undertaking surveys from the shore, this course focuses on developing the practical skills needed to undertake marine mammal and marine bird surveys. Time in the field and back in the laboratory will also be spent developing identification skills.

Dr Phillip Cowie is a professional marine biologist who has studied the marine organisms on the Clyde for 18 years. He has organised and taught courses related to marine mammal biology and ecology for several years. He has published a variety of scientific articles on subjects ranging from marine microbiology to the effects of plastics on marine organisms.

Extra nights

If you are interested in staying at the Centre for additional nights, before or after the course, please contact the Centre for availability and costs which start from £35 for B&B, or £42.50 full board. Partner Rate For those paying the sole occupancy price, we are offering our guests a special rate for those who would like a twin room for them and their partner not enrolled on an FSC course, at £42.50 per night for dinner, bed and breakfast.


Marine Biological Association (MBA) Members and Marine Conservation Society Members - 10% discount 

If you are a Member of the MBA or the MCS you can enjoy a 10% discount on this course.

Please use the appropriate voucher code at the checkout:

MBA Members - MBA10

MCS Members - MCS10

You will be asked for proof of membership before we take the money.

Further Information

About Millport
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