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Avian Behavioral Ecology


This group investigation will focus 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 will include data analysis, literature review, and manuscript production through group and individual meetings. Prerequisites BIO112 or BIO114 or BIO223