https://wfscjobs.tamu.edu/job-entry-form/-California

Agency
San Diego State University, University of California, Riverside
Location
Assist with hybridization study between Allen's (Selasphorus sasin) and Rufous (Selasphorus rufus) Hummingbird in coastal northern California and coastal southern Oregon. Position involves monitoring and recording of courtship behavior from territorial males, capturing target males, taking morphological measurements, and either collecting or drawing a blood sample, banding, and releasing each individual. Must be able to hike and camp in all weather conditions, especially rain. Term is expected to last 2-3 months. The stipend for this volunteer position is $3,000, meant to cover field expenses.
Job Category
Volunteer Openings
Salary
3000
Start Date
03/12/2018
Last Date to Apply
02/23/2018
Website
http://www.bmyers.net
Description
Assist with hybridization study between Allen's (Selasphorus sasin) and Rufous (Selasphorus rufus) Hummingbird in coastal northern California and coastal southern Oregon. Position involves monitoring and recording of courtship behavior from territorial males, capturing target males, taking morphological measurements, and either collecting or drawing a blood sample, banding, and releasing each individual. Must be able to hike and camp in all weather conditions, especially rain. Term is expected to last 2-3 months. The stipend for this volunteer position is $3,000, meant to cover field expenses.
Qualifications
1. Interest in evolution, hybridization, and animal behavior. 2. Remote camping experience. 3. Personal camping gear. 4. Experience banding, mist nets, measuring, and handling small birds preferred. To apply: Please email your application as a single document that includes a very short summary of your background, your CV or resume, and contact information for references.
Contact Person
Brian Myers
Contact eMail
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