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Avian Behavioral Ecology


This group investigation course focuses on the behavioral ecology of Eastern bluebirds, Carolina chickadees, and Eastern screech-owls, examining aspects such as clutch size, nest vulnerability, brood parasitism, human activity, neophobia, egg quality, and food caches.  Class activities include data analysis, literature review, and manuscript production through group and individual meetings.


Successful completion of BIO 112/114 or BIO 223/233 is required.