Aves en Mexico ~ Bioblogia.net

12 de septiembre de 2006

Aves en Mexico

(Gracias Ruth!)

Para ayudar con aves en México y en una islita de
arrecifes de coral en el Pacífico (Islas Marianas)

RESEARCH FIELD ASSISTANT/VOLUNTEER (1) needed from Nov
2006 through Mar

2007 for winter ecology study of Surf Scoters in Baja
California , Mexico (Bahia San Quintin and Laguna Ojo
de Liebre). Assistant will assist with mist net
captures of Surf Scoters, radio telemetry surveys, and
age- and sex-specific surveys. Much of the work will
be done in motorized boats in the ocean and will
occasionally involve camping on remote beaches and
night work. Preference will be given to applicants
that have competence in handling motorized boats and
radio telemetry experience. Housing and transportation
to the study site is provided. Please send a letter of
interest, resume or CV, and three references to KATHY
BRODHEAD by email

(preferred): (EM: Brodhead@sfu.ca ); or by post:
Centre for Wildlife Ecology, Department of Biological
Sciences, Simon Fraser University , Burnaby , BC
Canada V5A 1S6 .



VOLUNTEER FIELD ASSISTANTS (2) needed for 2-6 months
each (negotiable) during November 2006 to April 2007
to study the endangered Mariana Crow on the island of
Rota , Northern Mariana Islands . Responsibilities
will include conducting censuses in remote areas of
the island, nest-searching and monitoring, resighting
banded crows, mist-netting and banding birds,
radio-tracking birds, and vegetation surveys.
Fieldwork involves strenuous hiking over steep, uneven
terrain (karst), long field days in tropical heat and
humidity, exposure to wasps and other insects.

Desired Qualifications: previous ornithological field
experience, excellent observational skills, good with
maps, ability to drive a manual 4WD, capability to
perform physical tasks including hiking across
difficult terrain, and a background in wildlife
biology or a related field (degree or progress towards
degree). Applicants should be self-motivated,
enthusiastic, enjoy working with others in close
quarters, and have a good sense of humor. Benefits
include housing and reimbursement of airfare to Rota .
To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and the contact
information for at least 3 references to: LAINIE BERRY

(EM: lainieb@u.washington.edu ), or write to Lainie
Berry, Rota Avian Behavioral Ecology Program, PO Box
1298, Rota, MP 96951. E-mail applications are
preferred. Please apply by 6 October 2006. Please
direct any questions to Lainie Berry at the above address.

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