19 de agosto de 2004


The Ventana Wilderness Society's Big Sur Ornithology Lab (BSOL) is seeking a very enthusiastic and outgoing individual to assist in operating a constant effort mist-netting and banding station and surveying overwintering monarch butterflies. The internship position begins 1 Sep (flexible) and spans approximately 3 to 6 months. The intern will receive extensive training in mist-netting and banding passerines; identifying western birds by sight and sound; estimating clusters of monarch butterflies; and data entry and management. The primary focus of this internship is to conduct avian and lepidopteran field research, including the opportunity to conduct interpretive bird banding demonstrations with the public and to assist with writing research reports. A stipend of $552/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. Preferred applicants will have a working knowledge of field ornithology and, preferably, prior banding and birding experience. For more information about research activities of the Big Sur Ornithology Lab, visit our website(URL: Http:// Please submit cover letter and resume that includes three work related references to SARAH STOCK (EM:, Big Sur Ornithology Lab, HC 67 Box 99, Monterey, CA 93940.

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