3 Reasons why you should become an ornithologist

January 5, 2017

Working as an ornithologist will enable you to work in a variety of areas, involving the study of behaviour, ecology, classification and conservation of birds and their habitats. If you’re interested in birds and would like to study their behaviour then a job as an ornithologist would be perfect for you. Take a look at these 3 reasons why you should become an ornithologist:

Interesting work

A career as an ornithologist will mean studying and working with birds. It will often involve surveying, recording and reporting on bird activity. Looking at results and finding out new information will be very interesting and there will never be dull moment!

Working environment

Ornithologists may have to complete field research to get a better understanding of what they are working on. This could be to monitor migration routes, reproduction rates, or habitat needs. Therefore you will spend most of your time outdoors and may be required you to travel. This means you’ll be able to see some amazing sites whilst working – bonus!

Generous salary

Ornithologists can earn up to £35,000! Imagine doing something you love and getting paid such a generous salary for it? Kick-start your career as an ornithologist today and enrol on our Ornithology Level 3 course today.

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Sharnie Carter

Passionate about marketing and education. Currently studying a CIM Level 6 Diploma in Professional Marketing via distance learning. When I'm not working or studying, I'm spending time with my young son and husband or hinching!

3 Reasons why you should become an ornithologist
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