BIOL 249 - Ornithology (3,3) 4 Credits
Prerequisite(s): BIOL 102 General Biology II or permission of instructor.
The biology of birds, focusing on the identification, biology and conservation of resident and migrant species of New Jersey. Students will be introduced to basic concepts in the taxonomy, anatomy, physiology, behavior, ecology and conservation of bird species in New Jersey and around the world. Labs consist of field trips to a broad range of habitats and natural areas throughout the state. Two weekend day trips required: avian evolution and diversity at the American Museum of Natural History (NYC), and wintering arctic waterfowl on the New Jersey coast. Offered in Spring and Summer semesters.
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