Feb 27, 2024  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 419 - Ornithology Credits: 3


Study of birds including their taxonomic relationships, anatomy, physiology, ecology and conservation. A major focus of the course is identification of avian species found in Pennsylvania and the eastern US, which will be accomplished via field trips and museum skin study. Laboratory instruction will include methods of avian capture, census techniques, museum skin preparation and field trips. Two Saturday field trips and one weekend field trip are required. Graduate students are required to complete an additional course project. Two hours lecture and two hours lab/week.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 161  with minimum grade of C and BIO 162  with minimum grade of C
Graduate Credit: This course is available for graduate credit.



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