Volunteer Field Assistant - Bird Study in Argentina

Parque Costero del Sur, Punta Indio, Argentina
Jun 14, 2019
Aug 13, 2019
Volunteer opportunity 2019
Job Level
Entry level
Employment Type
Salary Type


  • We are looking for field assistants in our long-term study of breeding biology of various ground-nesting birds (Anthus spp., Sicalis luteola, Ammodramus humeralis, Nothura maculosa, and others).
  • Perdiod: from October 21st to December 16th
  • Stay requiered: 4 weeks (longer stays can be considered)
  • We collect information on reproductive success, foraging behaviour, chick growth rates, population trends and behavior ecology. Field work consists of nest searching, monitoring, census, banding, conducting behavioral observations and vegetation measurements. Research work is part of a PhD thesis at Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
  •  Applicants must get along well with others, be willing to work hard, and be self motivated. Good physical condition and ability to make careful observations are preferred.
  •  Volunteers will stay in a rustic field camp 25 km from the nearest town. Volunteers should bring their own tent and sleeping bag. They must provide their own airfare to Buenos Aires, Argentina, and transportation from Buenos Aires to La Plata (55 km).

TO APPLY: send a cover letter and a curriculum vitae to Martín Colombo (martin.alejandro.colombo@gmail.com) with the subject "Volunteer opportunity 2019"
Further information will be provided via email



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