Fall Birds and Birding (BIO2122.01)

Sara Bebus

This class is for students eager to identify local avian species and learn their natural history. We will primarily be birdwatching on campus and at other locales during class meetings. Readings and assignments will cover birding basics and seasonal events that occur during fall, including feather molt and migration. Students should be prepared to be outdoors.


Learning Outcomes:
Identify resident and migrant bird species by sight and sound
Efficiently use a bird guide for identification
Recognize the habitats used by different species
Understand the adaptive value of various life history strategies
Describe the risks and benefits of migration, as well as adaptations for migration


Delivery Method: Fully in-person
Course Level: 2000-level
Credits: 2
Th 8:30AM - 12:10PM (1st seven weeks)
Maximum Enrollment: 24
Course Frequency: One time only

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