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Kestrel Transect Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to help with our Kestrel Conservation Monitoring in south east England. The work involves walking pre-determined routes of approximately 6-12km and recording sightings of birds of prey. This work would suit someone who is a keen birder, and fairly active as transects are on foot.

Start date: Autumn

Terms: Ongoing, Unpaid Voluntary

Location: The surveys are performed across the eight counties of south east England – Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey, East Sussex, West Sussex and Kent. We will allocate an area within this that is convenient for you, usually within approximately 30km of where you live.

The ideal volunteer would have:

To register your interest in volunteering with us and for further information, please email conservation@hawkconservancy.org.

Buzzard Tracking Volunteers

We are looking for practical and flexible volunteers to help with radio tracking Buzzards rehabilitated in our National Bird of Prey Hospital™ and released in central southern England.

Start Date: As soon as possible, apply now!

Terms: Ongoing, unpaid voluntary, volunteers would need to be available at short notice for when suitable Buzzards are ready for release. Training in radio-tracking, and tracking equipment will be provided.

Location: Central southern England, dependent on where Buzzards are found when they are brought into our Hospital.

The ideal volunteer would have:

To register your interest in volunteering with us and for further information, please email conservation@hawkconservancy.org.

Researchers

We are always happy to hear from researchers with suggestions for projects. Please contact conservation@hawkconservancy.org if you have an idea for a project you wish to conduct at the Trust.

Did you know?
Feathers can account for about 14-20% of the total weight of a bird.
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