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  1. FALL MIGRATION BIRD BANDERS (2) needed from 1 August to 15 November (start and end dates somewhat flexible) to assist with the 24th 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 fall we band over 10,000 birds of an average of 120 species including hummingbirds, shorebirds and raptors. Our station hosts visitors including student groups and members of the public, and the crew includes undergraduate interns and volunteers, so good people skills are a must. The position is for 40 hours a week (with 2 days off). Pay is $12.15/hour. Housing is provided, a personal vehicle is best due to our rural location. Applications must be submitted through Washington College’s website here: https://www.washcoll.edu/people_departments/offices/human-resources/employment/index.php PLEASE USE YOUR LAST NAME IN THE NAME OF YOUR FILES. PDFs are strongly preferred. Questions can be directed to Maren Gimpel mgimpel2@washcoll.edu
  2. SPRING MIGRATION BIRD BANDER (1) needed from 1 March to 31 May (start and end dates somewhat flexible) to assist with the 24th year of migration banding at the Foreman’s Branch Bird Observatory (FBBO). We are a high-volume banding station located outside Chestertown MD. In spring we band an average of 100 species including hummingbirds, shorebirds and raptors, in addition to passerines. 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. The position is 40 hours a week (with 2 days off). Pay is $12.15/hour and housing is provided. A personal vehicle is best due to our rural location. Applications must be submitted through Washington College’s website here: https://www.washcoll.edu/people_departments/offices/human-resources/employment/index.php Questions can be directed to Maren Gimpel mgimpel2@washcoll.edu
  3. FALL MIGRATION BIRD BANDERS (2) needed from 1 August to 15 November (start and end dates somewhat flexible) to assist with the 23rd year of migration banding at the Foreman’s Branch Bird Observatory (FBBO). FBBO is a high-volume station that in fall bands an average of 120 species including hummingbirds, shorebirds and raptors. 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. Banders work 40 hours a week with 2 days off at a pay rate of $11.50/hour. Housing provided nearby, but a personal vehicle is best due to our rural location. 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
  4. Join us for the Eastern Bird Banding Association's annual meeting March 27-29, 2020 in Groton, CT. The meeting is open to all, including non-members. Registration is now open, see our website for more information. https://ebba2020.org/
  5. FALL MIGRATION BIRD BANDER (1) needed from 1 August to 15 November (start and end dates flexible) to assist with the 22nd year of migration banding at the Foreman’s Branch Bird Observatory (FBBO). Successful applicant 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 and in fall we band an average of 120 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). Pay is $10.50/hour, housing will be arranged. A personal vehicle is best due to our rural location. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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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