We are looking for cooperation!

By working together and utilizing distinct expertise, novel ideas may rapidly emerge that would have otherwise not become apparent by individuals or small groups. Furthermore, to efficiently problem-solve, collaborative projects can strive to be more ambitious due more areas of expertise and better coverage of fieldwork efforts. There are many ways to contribute productively on large-scale projects, such as data coding, data collection in the field, analysis, writing, conceptualization, design, coordination, etc. In such projects, all contributions are essential and valued, meaning that many areas and levels of expertise can contribute productively together: from senior expert to citizen scientist. Together we can achieve big things in shorebirds science and conservation.

We look forward working with shorebird enthusiasts from all over the world. This may include scientists, conservationists, PostDocs, PhD students, MSc students, interns and volunteers. 

Get in touch with us.

Please contact Vojtěch for more information.

Vojtěch Kubelka (kubelkav(@)gmail.com)
Scientific Coordinator of the ÉLVONAL SHOREBIRD SCIENCE



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Post-doc postition OPEN for application – Animal Migration Ecology at University of South Bohemia – click here for full adverstiement



PROLONGED application deadline for Shorebird conservation fieldwork postion in Cape Verde – click here for full advertisement

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Post-doctoral research position in polar evolutionary ecology – click here for full advertisement 



PhD studentship available – Conservation biology and social behaviour of an endangered bird in South Africa. click here for full advertisement





PhD Studentship available – Social behaviour, demography and conservation in shorebirds – 2022-2026, basde in Czech Republic. click here for full advertisement

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Three year PhD studentship investigating breeeding ecology and evolution of shorebirds in Taiwan is now open – check here for full advertisement







Our arctic shorebird project is looking for two enthusiastic volunteers for breathtaking Tobsed and Chuktoka study sites – check here for more details

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Engaged to shorebirds? Volunteer fieldwork position offers great possibility to gain experience worikng with shorebirds in Turov Meadow, Belarus – find out more about it

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New volunteer field assistant position working with breeding Kentish plover population in Maio, Cape Verde – find out more about it

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Volunteer field assistant position now avaliable as part of  research study on breeding shorebird populations in Tunisia – check here for more details


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New ÉLVONAL post-doc position now open on “Breeding system evolution in shorebirds”, University of Debrecen  – full advertisement available here


Volunteer field assistant position on Pheasant-tailed jacana in Thailand – Pannon University. Find out more about it

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