BIOL-316: Ornithology: the Biology of Birds

Credits 4
Grade Scheme
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Explores the anatomy, physiology, ecology and behaviors that have produced an extraordinary biodiversity of bird species. The major groups of modern birds are introduced, and their origin and ecology are examined. Students learn to recognize local species in the field and examine them in the lab using the ornithology collections. Suitable for both biology majors and non-majors. Offered alternate years.

Term Offered
Spring Only