Internship para anilladores en la costa de California ~ Bioblogia.net

17 de diciembre de 2007

Internship para anilladores en la costa de California

BANDING INTERNSHIP-- The Ventana Wildlife Society’s Big Sur Ornithology
Lab (BSOL) is seeking very enthusiastic, outgoing individuals to assist
in operating a constant effort mist-netting and banding station. The
internship position begins on or around 1 Apr (start date flexible
depending on experience level) and spans approximately 6 months. The
intern will receive extensive training in mist-netting and banding of
passerines (MAPS protocol); area searches and point counts; and data
entry and data management. The primary focus of this internship is to
conduct avian field research, including the chance to conduct
interpretive bird banding demonstrations with the public and the
opportunity to complete an independent research project which may become
part of a published manuscript. A stipend of $600/month, housing, and
field transportation are provided. This is an excellent opportunity to
gain valuable field experience while living on the breathtaking
California central coast. Almost 490 bird species have been recorded in
Monterey County, making it one of the nation’s best birding
destinations, and an excellent area to study avian ecology. Preferred
applicants will have a working knowledge of field ornithology and the
ability to identify Western birds by sight and sound. Prior birding
experience preferred but not necessary. For more information about VWS’s
Conservation Ecology program, visit
http://www.ventanaws.org/conservation/. Please submit cover letter and
resume that includes three work related references to JESSICA GRIFFITHS
by e-mail (EM: jessicagriffiths AT ventanaws.org).

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