Course Detail
Course Components:
Field Work
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: "C-" or better in (BIOL 1620 OR BIOL 2010). Corequisites: "C-" or better in BIOL 5350.
Birds (Aves) constitute the best known class of organisms on earth. This course presents an overview of the enormous body of information on birds, including topics such as the evolutionary origin and early radiation of birds, molecular systematics, form and function, reproduction and development, population and community ecology, behavior and communication and conservation biology. This course includes weekly field and/or lab work.