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Introduction to Ornithology

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Learn about birds and their special characteristics. Study their external and internal anatomy, feather structure, plumage, special adaptations, flight, migration, courtship, mating, nesting, eggs, incubation, care of the young, habitats, ecology, behavior, conservation, evolution, classification, distribution, worldwide birds and bird-related activities. Field trips emphasize field identification, bird song and other behavior. Field Trip Dates: April 29 (8 am - noon, Hughes Hollow), May 20 (7 am - 2pm, Delaware coast) and June 3 (7 am - 3 pm, Western MD), 2017. If minimum student enrollment is not reached by one week before the scheduled start date, the course may be canceled.This course is part of the Certificate of Accomplishment in Natural History Field Studies.

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