Lapwing Project Assistant, Ribble Reserves

Helping us to conduct breeding wader surveys, monitoring nest and fledging success at RSPB Marshside on the Ribble Estuary.

Thursday 16 January 2020
Vacancy type:
Surveying wildlife
Ribble Reserves

What we're looking for

We need you to help us conduct regular breeding bird surveys, carry out nest monitoring and monitor fledging success, for lapwing - a rapidly declining species.

The skills you need

Some knowledge of wildlife and of wetland bird identification is essential. An ability to work happily with a wide variety of people and to use your own initiative, as well as reliability and good timekeeping.

Your time

1 day per week
Ongoing (March - July)
March - July

What's in it for you?

Once numerous in the wider countryside, you will help with the conservation of lapwings and other scarce breeding birds. You will join a committed team who are determined to make a difference for wildlife and have some fun at the same time. You will gain valuable experience in practical conservation management and learn more about the wildlife of the area, as well as seeing and hearing wildlife up close!

How to apply


Alex Pigott, Ribble Reserves
Tel: 01704 211690


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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