Country: Costa Rica
Institution: Universidad Veritas
Course Title: Tropical Birds
Course Number: ENV 3100
Course Description: This course will introduce the major topics in ornithology, with an emphasis on the neotropical avifauna. The major topics of the course include those unique features that make Neotropical avifauna a highlight among bird studies, including its evolutionary relationships, a very high species diversity in the Neotropics, and the natural history of Costa Rican birds. With its 900+ species of birds Costa Rica is a unique country as an introductory Neotropical ornithological and birding experience. The two field trips will introduce the main groups of birds present in Costa Rica, their behavior, and skills to identify them.
Approved Equivalent: BIOL 435
Attachment Files: ENV 3100 Tropical Birds 2016.pdf