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  1. SPRING MIGRATION BIRD BANDER (1) needed from 1 March to 31 May 2019 (start and end dates somewhat flexible) to assist with the 22nd year of migration banding at the Foreman’s Branch Bird Observatory (FBBO). Successful applicants will have extensive mist netting experience (processed at least 1000 birds) and must have at least one season’s experience of migration banding. NABC bander certification is highly desirable. FBBO is a high-volume station located outside Chestertown MD. In spring we band an average of 3500 birds of 100 species including hummingbirds, shorebirds and raptors. Our station hosts many visitors including student groups and members of the public, as well as several undergraduate interns so good people skills are a must. The position is for 40 hours a week (with 2 days off). Area birding is excellent. Pay will be $10.50/hour. Housing will be arranged. Applications must be submitted through Washington College’s website here: https://www.washcoll.edu/offices/human-resources/employment.php Questions can be directed to Maren Gimpel mgimpel2@washcoll.edu More information about the field station can be found at our website www.washcoll.edu/crfrs
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    Bird Bander

    FALL MIGRATION BIRD BANDERS (2) needed from 1 August to 15 November (start and end dates somewhat flexible) to assist with the 21st year of fall migration banding at the Foreman’s Branch Bird Observatory (FBBO). Successful applicants will have extensive mist netting experience (processed at least 1000 birds) and must have at least one season’s experience of migration banding. NABC bander certification is highly desirable. FBBO is a high-volume station located outside Chestertown MD. We band an average of 120 species in fall including hummingbirds, shorebirds and raptors. We also run a saw-whet season, though this is a voluntary activity. Our station hosts many visitors including student groups and members of the public, requiring good interpersonal skills. The position is for 40 hours a week (2 days off). Since we start early, you will have afternoons free. Area birding is excellent. Pay will be at least $10.10/hour. Housing will be arranged. Applications must be submitted through Washington College’s website here: https://www.washcoll.edu/offices/human-resources/employment.php Questions can be directed to Maren Gimpel mgimpel2@washcoll.edu More information about the field station can be found at our website www.washcoll.edu/crfrs
  3. A new meeting has been added to the =1']Ornithology Meetings database. Meeting Description: The Eastern Bird Banding Association (EBBA) will have it's annual meeting March 24-26 in Ithaca New York. Meeting Website: http://www.easternbirdbanding.org/2017-ebba-meeting/ Click here to view the meeting
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    2017 Eastern Bird Banding Association

    The Eastern Bird Banding Association (EBBA) will have it's annual meeting March 24-26 in Ithaca New York.
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