Waterbird Counter, Michigan

Agency
Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch
Location
Mackinaw City, Michigan
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$1400 to $1700 per month, housing included
Start Date
03/20/2021
Last Date to Apply
02/15/2021
Website
http://www.MackinacRaptorWatch.org
Description
Job duration: March 20 till May 15, 2021 Duties: Identify, count, and record waterbirds utilizing the Mackinac Straits. Requires the use of Binoculars and spotting scope. Must legiblykeep hourly records of the numbers of individuals of each species, and movements of waterbirds on provided forms. Eight hours per day starting 15 minutes before sunrise. Must write and post a blog report of observations 2 or 3 times per week on MSRW website. Required to write seasonal summary report.
Qualifications
Must be proficient at identifying waterbirds of the Great Lakes Region, in flight and on the water. Must be experienced using binoculars and spotting scope, and recording data. Must have own binoculars, spotting scope a plus. Be able to withstand long hours in cold working conditions; having cold weather gear. Must have reliable transportation. to apply: send cover letter, resume, and 3 references (knowledgeable about bird I.D. abilities) to Ed Pike, email ed@mackinacraptorwatch.org
Contact Person
Ed Pike
Contact eMail
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