Jul 09, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

BIOL 461 - Ornithology (3 credits)


(Prereq: BIOL 121  and BIOL 122 ) (Coreq: BIOL 461L ) The study of birds with emphasis on morphological and behavioral adaptations exhibited by birds in response to their environment. Laboratory exercises introduce the student to the diversity of birds with emphasis on the avifauna of North America. Topics include field identification of species, morphological and behavioral adaptions for feeding and locomotion, bird assemblages of the southeastern United States, and censusing procedures for estimating population densities.