Purple Martin Nestbox Monitoring ⋆ Tucson Audubon Skip to content

Volunteer Opportunity:




Help monitor newly designed Purple Martin nestboxes to document usage and preference.

Position Description:

Monitor a set of nestboxes using an extension pole and an endoscopic camera. Report on behavioral observations.


Must be able to walk approximately half a mile in rugged outdoor conditions; lift and maneuver an aluminum extension pole; have a smartphone in order to use endoscope app.


July – August, every 2 weeks

Number of Openings:

5 volunteers


West Desert Trails, Green Valley

Tucson Audubon Mason Center and Arthur Pack, NW Tucson

Las Milpitas Community Farm (Silverlake and I-10 area)


Interested? Email: Olya Weekley, Applied Conservation Program Manager (oweekley@tucsonaudubon.org)


Photo by Milly Lierman