Feb 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Shepherd University Catalog
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BIOL 383 - Ornithology

(4cr) Ornithology is an abstract subject that draws upon many diverse areas of scientific knowledge. The biology of birds, including evolution, functional morphology, physiology, ecology and behavior will be covered. Field and museum laboratories emphasize identification and taxonomy of avifauna within the context of natural history and ecology. This course stresses contextual problem solving, not only rote memorization. Prerequisites: BIOL 103  and BIOL 104 ; or BIOL 211  and BIOL 212 ; or permission of instructor.



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