Fancy a city break in early February? Want to help a seabird project? Go to Istanbul and support the Yelkouan Shearwater count!
Every year in early February tens of thousands of Yelkouan Shearwaters migrate from the Black Sea back to the Mediterranean via the Bosphorus - a narrow sea channel in the heart of Istanbul. Dilek Sahin has organised an annual migration count for the past 5 years, but there is a critical shortage of volunteers from 1 - 10 February 2017.
To get an impression what to expect, watch this video.