RENR 401B - Ornithology
This course will provide a practical introduction to the subject of ornithology, the biology of birds. 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: Registration in B.Sc. in Environmental and Conservation Sciences program, and U of Alberta
BIOL 108, Yukon College BIOL 101/102, or an equivalent first-year biology course.