The New York Breeding Bird Atlas III Abundance team at Cornell ( is hiring a team of 12 (twelve) point counter temporary technicians to conduct surveys throughout New York State during the summer of 2024 (start date: 5/18/24; end date: 7/6/24). The Temporary Technicians will conduct avian point count surveys at assigned roadside locations and some off-road locations, record distances and behavior codes of individual birds, and enter data into a database. Surveys will occur on both public and private land in all habitat types in New York State. Excellent bird identification skills by sight and sound and comfort working alone in remote areas is required. Off-trail hiking and prior experience estimating distances in the field are desired. Point coun

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