We are hiring one (1) seasonal technician for the first week of April–mid-August to assist with monitoring American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) nests and chicks to better understand the factors affecting reproductive success of oystercatchers on Virginia’s barrier islands. The research will be working to improve the conservation of American Oystercatchers on the Atlantic Coast. This project is just one of multiple shorebird projects based at Virginia Tech. For more information about shorebird conservation at Virginia Tech, please visit https://www.vtshorebirds.org/ Responsibilities will include: -Nest searching and monitoring. -Trapping, handling, banding, and re-sighting American Oystercatcher chicks. -Tracking American Oystercatcher chicks using radio telemetry.

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