|Title||Parental care behaviour and reproductive strategies in birds – Spring fieldwork in Spain|
|Description||MSc thesis projects are available for the breeding season (spring- early summer) at our field site near Guadix, Spain. Field studies focus on the reproductive behaviour of diverse bird species, including black wheatears, European bee-eaters, red-billed choughs and magpies. Project topics include various aspects of parental care behaviour, investment strategies, and natal and breeding dispersal strategies... other topics welcome in consultation!
|Used skills||fieldwork, experimental design, behavioural observation, nest searching, bird catching, statistics|
|Requirements||The fieldwork best suits those that can work well both independently and in a team. Patience and flexibility are essential! Possession of valid driving license is advantageous.|