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Fieldworker/ringer for spring 2023 offer

We are looking for a fieldworker for the spring season 2023, from March 14. Duration: 4-8 weeks.

We are at the far end of the Lista Peninsula at Lista Lighthouse in Farsund municipality (Norway). The station conducts migratory bird monitoring by net trapping, and daily migration counts of both seabirds and passerines. About. 1000 birds are ringed each spring.

Necessary requirements for applicants are:
* ringing license or experience in counting birds on sea migration
* willingness to work early mornings, and sometimes long days in the field, occasionally under demanding weather conditions
* a positive attitude and willingness to work in a team with others

Compensation under agreement. It is possible to spend the night at the station for free.

Send your CV to if you are interested.

Mark the e-mail with "Fieldworker spring 2023- Name Surname" in the subject field. Applicants will receive a response one week after the application deadline.

Application deadline: 31 January.

If you have questions about the job, you can send an email to

Ringing numbers
Sorry, but we are outside of the spring and autum seasons.
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Seasonal deviation
Little Auk180-97%
European Reed Warbler3-96%
Bearded Reedling1-94%
Two-barred Crossbill6-93%
Great Skua18-91%
Common Stonechat287+2256%
Purple Sandpiper173+779%
Canada Goose139+486%
European Goldfinch3653+469%
European Shag7279+439%
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