ENVIRON 433 - Ornithology
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: SNE Program in the Environment
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
BIOLOGY 171 and (172 or 174) and 173, or BIOLOGY 195 and 173.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Birds have always been one of the most important and charismatic study groups for ecology, evolution, and conservation. This course will cover all aspects of avian biology and diversity through lectures, labs and field trips. We will use museum specimens, field excursions, and multimedia to explore the fascinating, beautiful, and bizarre world of birds. By the end of the class you will have a strong familiarity with avian global diversity as well as Michigan’s local avifauna, a deeper understanding of ecological and evolutionary processes as illuminated by a long tradition of avian research, and a practical toolkit for studying birds and other animals in the field and lab.

ENVIRON 433 - Ornithology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
30218
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (LAB)
P
30220
Closed
0
 
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W 9:00AM - 12:00PM
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ISBN: 9780307957917
Sibley birds east : field guide to birds of eastern North America, Author: Sibley, David Allen, 1962-
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 1118291050
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology handbook of bird biology., Publisher: John Wiley & Sons 2017
Required
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