BIOL 225 - Ornithology - Introduction to the Biology of Birds

This second-year course will provide a practical introduction to the subject of ornithology, the biology of birds. In one three-hour combined lecture and lab per week, students will learn about 1) the evolution of birds and the incredible array of avian morphological, physiological, and behavioral adaptations, 2) current research and issues in avian ecology and conservation, 3) methods used by researchers in the field of avian biology, and 4) identification of birds by sight and sound, with an emphasis on species found in the Yukon.
Prerequisites: BIOL 101 and 102.

Credits: 3.0
no scheduled sessions