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Seeking researchers for Blue-billed Curassow and Brown Spider

Monday 8 February 2010.

ProAves is seeking interns or volunteer to undertake research and conservation actions for the Critically Endangered Brown Spider Monkey Ateles hybridus and Blue-billed Curassow Crax alberti at their stronghold population site of El Paujil Bird Reserve.

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The aim is to sustain viable populations of both the Brown Spider Monkey and Blue-billed Curassow, both Critically Endangered and associated with many other endangered and endemic biodiversity in the rainforests of the Magdalena Valley, through targeted and efficient conservation actions.

Responsibilities:

1. Installation and manage 15 trail camera traps to record the presence and behavioral aspects of the Blue-billed Curassow and other species.
2. Transect surveys of Brown Spider Monkey and Blue-billed Curassow in and outside the protected area.
3. Follow individuals of the Blue-billed Curassow with radio-transmitters.
4. Support the process of training local people as guides and habitat management.

Experience:

 Field experience with birds and/or mammals, knowledge of ecology, fit and health, available for a minimum two months and enthusiastic.
Profile: Biologist / ecologist at University or graduate.

The site:

 El Paujil Bird Reserve, Serranía de las Quinchas (Departments of Boyacá and Santander)

Interested send resume and letter of intent to Sandra at emails: fundacion@proaves.org o sescudero@ proaves.org

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