BIO*228*10 Description

Ornithology with Lab

An in-depth study of birds with respect to their evolutionary history, structural and physiological adaptations, behavior, and ecology. The laboratory component of this course will focus on the identification of local species of birds and reinforcement of lecture topics in the field. The lab will also introduce students to research techniques used to study birds in the field and will include visits to the Chester River Field Research Station and Chino Farms. Three hours of lecture and three hours of lab each week. Prerequisite(s): BIO 111 and BIO 112