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LLI7082

Course
LLI7082
Course Title
Birding in North Carolina

Description

All about birds! This course is for the bird enthusiast who wants to identify native species by song and physical attributes, to understand bird migratory patterns and wildlife vs. man-made bird habitats. Then how to transform your backyard into a bird haven and discovering how and where to look for birds in the Southeast. This course includes information about birding clubs, web links and other local resources for bird watchers. From bird identifications, bird locations, to bird emergency care - it's all here. Join us and start your bird watching adventure today. This class is great for the bird photographer also!

Objectives

  • Learn to appreciate the art of "birding"
  • Identifying differing species of birds - native vs. migratory
  • Bird habitats - natural vs. man-made
  • Understanding bird migratory patterns

Content

  • Bird Identification:  feathers, songs, coloring
  • Examining habitats
  • Understanding migratory patterns
  • Attracting birds
  • Emergency care
  • Birding resources
  • Outdoor birding experience

Prerequisites

None

Method of Instruction

  • Classroom instruction, class participation and homework assignments

Evaluation

  • Exam:  No
  • Class participation:  Yes
  • Demonstration of skills:  Yes