The Sociable Weaver project is looking for a field assistant to join the project from the end of October until end of December or January. This project is a long-term research program that investigates the evolutionary bases of cooperative behaviour using the sociable weaver as a study organism. The work takes place at Benfontein Nature Reserve, near Kimberley, and will consist of helping with a field playback experiment. We will use loudspeakers to playback different Sociable weaver calls and investigate the bird behavioural response. The field assistant tasks will be to conduct fieldwork to set up and manage video cameras to film nest attendance behaviour, conduct observations at the colonies during the playbacks and watch video recordings to assess the active nests. The field assist

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