BIO210: Bird Biology

Class Program
Credits 4
This is an introduction to the biology of birds and their behavior. Special emphasis is given to species of the United States and Massachusetts. A wide range of topics is presented, including field identification by sight and sound; taxonomy; breeding biology; foraging ecology; feather structure; flight; migration and orientation; anatomy and physiology. (3 class hours/3 laboratory hours per week).
Prerequisites
Grade of C or higher in BIO151 or ENV118 or permission of instructor.
Semester Offered
Varies
Notes
Satisfies a Natural or Physical Science general education requirement.