Avian Field Assistant ~ Bioblogia.net

26 de junio de 2004

Avian Field Assistant

We seek an avian field assistant experienced in field ornithology techniques to assist the Kirtland’s Warbler Research and Training Project on Eleuthera, Bahamas from 1 October 2004 to 30 April 2005.
Duties include mist netting and banding birds, observing color-banded birds, using radio telemetry to follow radio-tagged birds, monitoring fruit and invertebrate abundance, measuring habitat characteristics, data entry, mentoring undergraduate Bahamian students, and providing support for the Project Manager. Must be able to identify birds by sight and sound. Experience banding birds essential and experience with radio telemetry useful. Room, salary, and airfare to the Bahamas provided. Valid passport required if not a Bahamian citizen. Ability to work long days in thick vegetation in hot weather. Good sense of humor. Must be able to work well and live in a small group as part of a cooperative project involving the U.S. Forest Service, The Nature Conservancy, The Bahamas National Trust, and Puerto Rican Conservation Foundation.
Applications (cover letter, resume, names, addresses and e-mail addresses of 3 references) due by 20 July 2004. Mail application to: Dr. Joseph M. Wunderle, International Institute of Tropical Forestry, USDA Forest Service, P. O. Box 507, Palmer, Puerto Rico 00721.

For more info, contact:
Joseph M. Wunderle International Institute of Tropical Forestry USDA Forest Service P.O. Box 507 Palmer, Puerto Rico 00721

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