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  • Lead Owl Bander

    Ed Pike
    • Employer: MSRW (Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch)
      Location: Saint Ignace, Michigan
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 07/15/2022
      Open Until Filled: No

     Job duration: Sept. 15 through Nov. 10

    Duties: Set up and maintain mist nets to capture and band migrating Owls, checking nets regularly from dusk till dawn, except inclement weather.  Keep legible records for all birds captured (band number, date, measurements. age and sex).  Must write and post blogs on MSRW website 2 times per week.  Required to write seasonal summary report.

    Qualifications: Must have experience banding raptors and using mist nets to capture birds.  Ability and prior training in extracting birds from mist nets.  Must have experience using Pyle Guide and be trained in properly banding raptors, taking measurements and aging birds.  Must be in good physical condition, able to withstand cold working conditions and living/working in close quarters.  Must have reliable transportation.

    Salary: $1600 to $1800 per month DOE, housing provided.

    To apply: send cover letter, resume', and 3 references (with knowledge about banding experience) to Ed Pike, email: Ed@mackinacraptorwatch.org

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