20 de agosto de 2004


...from Aug through late Oct. The Redwood Sciences Laboratory is seeking enthusiastic individuals to participate in our long-term landbird research. We are studying population and demographic trends, migration patterns, and habitat relationships in the Klamath Bioregion of northwest California and southern Oregon. The Lab is the center of the Klamath Demographic Network, the most concentrated regional network of constant-effort banding stations in North America. Participants will assist in operating several monitoring stations. Concurrent projects include Rapid Ornithological Inventories and small owl banding/surveys. There will also be opportunities to assist with stream surveys for a study focusing on stream foraging birds including the American Dipper, and offshore surveys for a study on the Marbled Murrelet. For more information about our projects, please visit our website at Applicants should have a keen interest in birds, natural history and field biology. Strong applicants will have good bird identification skills, and passerine mist netting and banding experience. Work can include mist netting, bird censuses, vegetation surveys, invertebrate sampling, data input, and other duties as required. A valid driver's license is required. The position offers an excellent opportunity for experience in a wide variety of landbird monitoring skills. The Lab's banding protocols closely follow guidelines set by the North American Banding Council. Certified Banding Trainers will
conduct workshops and field training. Housing and a stipend of $19.00 per
day are provided. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three former supervisors immediately to KIM HOLLINGER (EM: or DR. C. JOHN RALPH (EM: at Redwood Sciences Laboratory 1700 Bayview Drive, Arcata, CA 95521; (PH: 707-825-2923; FX: 707-825-2901).

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