10 de junio de 2005


needed at VERACRUZ, MEXICO to monitor the world's largest hawk migration flyway during fall 2005 (20 Aug to 20 Nov). Pronatura Veracruz, a Mexican non-profit organization is
conducting the long-term monitoring Veracruz River of Raptors project that documents the migration of most of North American raptor species, as well as a numerous aquatic bird migration. Positions require enthusiastic individuals very well skilled on long distance hawk identification, counting huge multi-species flocks and very persistent sky scanning.
Spanish is not necessary but interest on learning it is.

Weather: Hot and humid with a few windy/rainy days.
Work schedule from 8am to 6pm daily, two days on and
one off, rotating randomly between two count sites.
Pronatura Veracruz will cover housing (rustic
conditions, without luxuries but not badly
uncomfortable, sharing rooms and preparing our own
meals) as well a stipend in Mexican pesos, equivalent
to around US$580 per month, to cover your food and transportation during work related activities. We will not cover the cost of airfare but if you contact us, we can help in the search for financial assistance for the airfare. Please send cover letter, resume, phone number and email addresses of 3 references to
vrrmonitoreo@pronaturaveracruz.org). Pronatura
Veracruz. Diego Rivera 49, Fraccionamiento Coapexpan.
Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico 91070. Deadline:

20 Jul 2005.

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