Faunistics, vertebrates, 10 hp

Program: Bachelor programme in biology
Level: Advanced
Course code: 1BG222
Credits: 10 credits
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This course provides advanced knowledge of vertebrates, with an emphasis on species knowledge and practical skill to identify vertebrate species in the field in Sweden. The course includes species identification of almost all Swedish vertebrates, as well as knowledge of their distribution, habitat requirements and general biology (feeding habits, tracks, sounds, movement and nesting ecology). Parts of the exams will be held in the field.

After this course you will be able to answer general questions about Swedish vertebrates.

The course runs at quarter speed during spring with lectures and field trips in mornings, evenings and weekends.

For more information, please contact:
Anssi Laurila (Anssi.Laurila@ebc.uu.se)