BY 2240 - Ornithology
A review of the biology of birds, including their evolutionary
history, anatomy, physiology and, especially,
their behavior. Special attention will be paid to the
plight of endangered species and related conservation
measures. Students will learn to identify many of
the common bird species of eastern North America
through slides and frequent bird walks on or near the
campus. There will be up to two Saturday field trips.
In addition to the textbook and field guide, binoculars will be required.
3 hours Lecture – 3 credits