ESF 515: Ornithology

Synonym:

78363 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Jonathan Atwood

Credits:

3

Seats:

16

Semester:

Fall 2011

Meeting Schedule:

Fridays 9/2 - 12/9 (8:00AM-10:59AM)

Description:

Competency Area Fall 2010 and later: Methods or elective
Restricted to Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 ES students from July 12 - 19; open to all ES students on July 20.

This course provides an overview of avian evolution, taxonomy, anatomy, behavior and conservation. In addition to occasional local field trips during the regular class time, there will be 1 - 2 all-day weekend trips to be scheduled during the first class meeting. Selections from the PBS series, The Life of Birds will supplement in-class lecture material.