The New York Breeding Bird Atlas III ( is hiring a team of 12 (twelve) point counter temporary research technicians to conduct surveys throughout New York State during the summer of 2023. The Temporary Research 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 song and comfort working alone in remote areas is required. Point counters will be trained and expected to use automated recording units.

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