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    Grassland Bird Research Crew Leader


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    • Employer: Environment and Climate Change Canada
      Location: Medicine Hat Alberta
      Country: Canada
      Last Date to Apply: 02/22/2019
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    This project focusses on the population ecology of prairie songbirds in relation to weather and habitat. It is situated in SE Alberta in a 250 square km National Wildlife Area of native prairie habitat. This area supports a diverse suite of grassland birds including species at risk. The position will run from approximately mid-April-mid August. The primary duties of the crew leader will be directing 2 field assistants in nest finding and monitoring and capture and colour-banding of songbirds. Daily driving of a 4x4 truck is required and conditions include very early mornings, and a wide range of temperatures.

    Qualifications:

    Canadian Citizen

    Valid Driver's License

    Experience finding and monitoring bird nests

    Experience banding passerines - preference given to applicants who can obtain a banding sub-permit

    Strong interest in avian ecology and research

    Compensation and more details available upon request

    For more information or to apply with CV, cover letter and contact info for 2 references:

     

    Dr. Nancy Mahony

    Environment and Climate Change Canada

    nancy.mahony@canada.ca

    780-492-6928

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