Bird Surveyor, Fairburn Ings

Tuesday 21 November 2017
Vacancy type:
Practical conservation
Fairburn Ings

What we're looking for

We need to regularly monitor species, which occur on the reserve in nationally and internationally important numbers in order to maintain and update our databases and help measure the effectiveness of habitat management work.

The skills you need

Ability to identify a variety of bird species by sight and call. To be able to walk moderate distances (6-7 Kms)

Your time

1 day to longer periods
Throughout the year - Mainly March - July

What's in it for you?

An opportunity to develop field skills and make a great contribution to conservation. Surveys allow access to some wonderful areas not open to the public. An opportunity to increase your expertise and learn more about the reserve. To contribute to the monitoring of the reserves' key species and an excuse to go birdwatching! The RSPB is an active and exciting conservation charity, the largest in Europe! We can help you gain skills and give you a valuable insight into our work.

How to apply


Karen Swaffield, Fairburn Ings
Tel: 01977 628191


Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations. Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us.

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