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Supervised by Audubon Louisiana’s Director of Bird Conservation, the Marshbird Biological Technician will coordinate with Audubon Louisiana’s Avian Biologist, Coastal Scientist, and Rainey Sanctuary Manager to conduct marshbird surveys across 30 sites in coastal Louisiana, including point count surveys, nocturnal drag-line surveys, and habitat and vegetation surveys consistent with SHARP (Saltmarsh Habitat & Avian Research Program) protocols.
The position will start on October 23, 2017 and terminate at the end of July, with unpaid periods of time off in late December (2 weeks) and in March (2-4 weeks).
The Marshbird Biological Technician will coordinate with Audubon Louisiana staff and external partners (LDWF, USFWS, private landowners, etc.) to conduct field-based bird and habitat surveys, and enter and summarize data into digital formats for archiving. Specific duties will include:
Qualifications and Experience: