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Biology and Conservation of Birds

June 12 - June 23

Instructor: Dr. Rob Bierregaard (Drexel University & Academy of Natural Sciences)

Bird diversity is extremely high in the southern Appalachian mountain and Blue Ridge Escarpment region, an area that includes a wide range of plant community types over a nearly 4000-foot range in elevation. This basic course in ornithology covers morphology, systematics, ecology, conservation, and behavior of birds. Daily field trips in the local area will acquaint students with the rich bird fauna of the region.

Pre-requisites: Introductory biology, ecology, or permission of instructor.

For more information, visit https://highlandsbiological.org/summer-2023-academic-courses/


June 12
June 23
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