IBA Monitors

IBA Monitors are roving citizen scientists who would like the flexibility to observe and count birds in different IBAs throughout migration and breeding seasons.

Tasks Involved:

1) Bird Monitoring

-observe bird populations at an IBA using a standardized protocol for the IBA Program

2) Reporting

– conduct bird counts at IBAs using a standardized protocol for the IBA Program

– submit bird count data to eBird after each monitoring trip or using paper IBA monitoring forms supplied to you

– track and submit volunteer hours on a monthly or annual basis to the IBA Coordinator

3) Optional Activity

– bird and habitat photography at IBAs for promotional or documentation purposes

Note: For some IBAs, access to a boat or quad may be necessary.

Time Commitment: 2 to 15 hours/year from May 1 to November 1

Full details: IBA Monitor Welcome Package 2016