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|MBY 429 - Coastal Birds of Alabama|
(2). Prerequisite: BY 101 and BY 102 or BY 332. This course is an introductory level course on the coastal avian fauna with an emphasis on nesting sites and nesting behavior. This course includes the identification, population dynamics and behavior of coastal birds. Lectures emphasize functional ecology, specifically nesting biology of numerous species found along Alabama's coastal region. Topics include migration, mechanics of flight, breeding biology and forging. This course is a field-based course with an emphasis on breeding biology, and behavior and introduction to bird identification.
2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Field Study, Online (asynchronous), Site-Based
Biology and Marine Biology Division
Marine Biology Department