IGM preliminary schedule

Thursday, February 16th 2012

Afternoon: arrival of participants
Evening: slide shows, beer, wine, etc.

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Friday, February 17th 2012

10:00 Opening of 11th IGM

10:15 – Luka Jurinović Gulls in Croatia: species, statuses and numbers

10:45 – Jelena Kralj Movements of eastern Adriatic Yellow-legged Gulls – 12 years of colour-ringing

11:15 – Vladimir Savić Influenza viruses in gulls

12:00  coffee break

12:30 – Peter Rock Urban gulls – will money and politics lead to more guesswork?

13:00 – Paul Roper North Thames Gull Group

13:30 –  Paul Veron Guernsey Gulls – An outline of the research projects being run on the three Larid species breeding in the Bailiwick of Guernsey, English Channel

14:00  Lunch at Hotel Zagreb

16:00 – Cyril Mahaim Saunders’s Gull and Relict Gull, two specialized and threatened species

16:30 -Risto Juvaste Sexing of gull chicks by measurements

17:00 – Chris Gibbins Is it possible to identify heinei Common Gulls in the field?

17:30  coffee break

18:00 – Nick Rossiter Yellow-legged Gull: Differences between Atlantic and Mediterranean populations

18:45 – Mars Muusse ID of second calendar year Larus heuglini

19:15 – Ruud Altenburg Extent of post-juvenile moult in first winter michahellis

19:45 Dinner at Hotel Zagreb

21:00 slide shows, beer, wine, etc

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Saturday February 18th 2012

7:00-12:00  Trip to Jakuševec rubbish tip (watching gulls, reading rings, finding new species of gulls for Croatia)

12:30  Lunch at Hotel Zagreb

14:00 – Risto Juvaste Exciting (but yet secret) results from 127 GPS-transmitter LBBG-migration project

14:30 – Viola Ross-Smith Gull migration: calibrating colour ringing data with GPS telemetry

14:50 – Aonghais Cook Analysis of colour-ringing data: Maximising the impact of your efforts

15:10 – Morten Helberg Were do Norwegian gulls migrate? Results from read ringing data from southern Norway 1995-present

15:40 – Zsolt Karcza & Peter Szinai Gull colour ringing in Hungary 1994-2011

16:10 cofee break

16:45  colour ringing workshop

20:00  Traditional dinner at „Didov san“

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Sunday February 19th 2012

7:00 – Cannon netting session at Jakuševec rubbish tip