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Banding Intern


Avian Monitoring Project at Koffler Scientific Reserve


King Township, ON, Canada



Last Date to Apply:

25 Jul 2017


Job Description:


Two bird banding interns are needed to assist with fall season migration monitoring at the Koffler Scientific Reserve, in King township, Ontario. A University of Toronto biological reserve and field research centre, KSR is located on the Oak Ridges Moraine, in a rolling rural and forested landscape. The intern will work 6 days per week, assisting the Bander-in-charge with all aspects of the bird banding operation. Banding begins before sunrise with a standard work day of 7-8 hours.




Some experience with mist-netting is desirable, the more the better. The internship will provide invaluable experience and training for someone working towards obtaining a banding permit, and/ or NABC certification.




While the internship is unpaid, on-site housing will be provided at no cost to a recruit from outside the local area.


To Apply:


E-mail a letter of interest, including details of previous banding, mist-netting, bird identification experience, and reasons why you would like to fulfill this intership to: tmckenzie.g.reed@rogers.com


Number of Openings: 2