*Ability to identify focal species (curlew, lapwing and golden plover) by sight and sound or at least be familiar with them. A familiarity with the landscape of upland Wales.
*To be able to walk moderate distances over rough ground (8/10 km).
*You will be asked to follow set survey methodology/transects, and practical experience of at least one standard bird survey methodology is desirable e.g. transects, CBC, BBS, Brown & Shepherd.
*A degree of flexibility regarding time and be prepared to do survey work when good weather occurs.
*Your own transport to reach remote locations.
*If you are bilingual Welsh and English, fantastic, but no problem if not.