NAS 160 Field Ornithology

Students will study anatomy, physiology, reproduction, and taxonomy, with special attention to bird families and behavior through the use of preserved specimens, as well as live observation. Includes identifying birds in the wild through sight and songs/calls and explores the interrelationships between wildlife, plants, habitats and humans. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week .Offered occasionally fall.