Summary Statement

These positions are with the Delaware's Species Conservation and Research Program to assist the State Coastal Avian Biologist with the Delaware Shorebird Project. Primary responsibilities include recruiting, scheduling, training, and leading volunteer scientists to collect migratory shorebird data during the May field season, coordinating field activities and volunteer logistics, data management, and participating in fieldwork to include capturing and banding shorebirds using cannon nets and re-sighting marked shorebirds. Daily work requires walking up to 5 miles in sand, operating and trailering small boats, carrying equipment, and using a spotting scope to distinguish colored leg bands and coded flags on shorebirds at a distance. Du

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