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2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 437 - Avian Biology and Ecology Laboratory

This field and laboratory course emphasizes field skills critical for the investigation of wild birds. Its primary focus is on species identification and phylogenetic relationships, but students will also explore avian anatomy (and how it relates to identification and phylogeny) and will design and execute a simple study to answer an ecological question using real data gathered by the class (and past classes). Includes one required all day field trip on a weekend.

Prerequisites: BIO 434 or concurrently

Course Typically Offered: Spring, Odd Years

Credits: 1