NTRES 2400

NTRES 2400

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

Students will learn and practice a variety of methodologies used for studying wild birds including banding, census methods (point counts, transects, spot mapping), and behavioral observations. In a 50-minute classroom session each week, students will discuss relevant scientific literature and prepare for the lab session. The weekly field session will be held at various locations and students should be prepared to handle variable weather conditions. Students seeking to conduct independent research in avian ecology are encouraged to enroll. Note that one weekend field trip is required.

When Offered Fall.

Outcomes
  • Recognize the birds of the Finger Lakes region by sight and sound.
  • Develop an appreciation for the diversity of life-history strategies pursued by these birds.
  • Perform a variety of field techniques used for studying birds including banding, census methods (point counts, transects, spot mapping), and behavioral observations.
  • Record an appropriately detailed field journal.
  • Develop and test ecological hypotheses through an independent project, to summarize and analyze data, and to present scientific information appropriately in both written and oral form.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one field studies. Combined with: ENVS 2400

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2554 NTRES 2400   LEC 001

    • W Kennedy Hall 103
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bonter, D

      Kaiser, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2555 NTRES 2400   FLD 801

    • M Other Domestic
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bonter, D

      Kaiser, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person