4 Credits (3 Contact Hours)Biology of birds: their origin and diversification, adaptations, phylogeny, classification, structure and function, behavior, ecology, and biogeography. Field identification is emphasized, and field trips are required. May also be offered as WFB 4720. Preq:BIOL 1040 and BIOL 1060; of BIOL 1110. Coreq: BIOL 4721.
This 4000-level course has a 6000-level counterpart. Students should refer to the Graduate Catalog for the 6000-level description and requirements.