2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

BIOL 40163 Avian Biology

Prerequisites: Six semester hours in Biology. This course consists of two one-hour lectures and one three-hour laboratory each week. Lectures cover the evolution, anatomy and physiology, life histories, behaviors, and conservation of birds. The laboratory portion of the course includes identifying birds with molecular methods and field trips to identify common species of Texas birds. Five Saturday morning field trips are required.