This course focuses on diversity, identification and biology of birds of the Northeastern United States. Topics covered include evolution, migration, ecology, conservation, behavior, anatomy and physiology of birds. Field laboratories constitute an important part of the course and will include some mandatory Saturday field trips. See instructor or online syllabus for details. This course will be offered in alternating years. The equivalent of three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory each week.
Note: The number of enrolled Biology Department majors will be limited to 12 students.
Prerequisite(s):BI 103 - BI 104 or equivalent as determined by Department Chair.