309 Hayes Building
Integrated lecture / laboratory / field study examining the anatomy, physiology, identification, and natural history of birds. Students are expected to supply their own binoculars.
Three and one-half hrs per week of lecture/laboratory/field study.
Prerequisite: any Biology lab course, consent of instructor. Credit: 3 hrs.
The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior, David A. Sibley, Knopf Publ.,
A Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America, Roger T. Peterson, (Turtleback, ISBN: 978-0547152462, Houghton - Mifflin, 6th edition.)
Course Materials (Lecture):
Course Syllabus (2013)
Study Guide - Exam I (2013)
Study Guide - Exam II (2013)
Study Guide - Final Exam (2013)
Ornithology Field Trip (Optional)
Lake Mattamuskeet, Manteo, Outer Banks
Jan 25 - 27, 2013
Dr. Ed Mills
209 Bridges Biology Bldg
Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology
National Audubon Society
National Geographic Society - Birds animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds.html
Defenders of Wildlife
How To Choose Binoculars For Birding:
Apr 27th - Trip to Carolina Raptor Center - leave campus 9:00 am
in van; parked at loading dock between Smith & Bridges bldgs.