BIO 218 - Ornithology
An in-depth study of the world of birds indigenous to the Northeast as well as a look at how humans have affected the survival of many avian populations. The course will cover the anatomy and physiology of birds; their habitats and behavior, including field identification of birds by sight and sounds.
Prerequisite: BIO 112 or BIO 200
1 Lecture Hour, 2 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Describe evolutionary adaptations of the class Aves.
2. Describe the interrelationships between birds and their environment.
3. Conduct visual and auditory field identifications.
4. Analyze human impact on bird populations.
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