Universität Wien FIND

300124 VO The birds of Austria (2019W)

an ecological and conservationbiological overview

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 04.10. 16:30 - 18:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 11.10. 16:30 - 18:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 18.10. 16:30 - 18:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 25.10. 16:30 - 18:00 Übungsraum 2, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Morphologie Z2.010 1.OG
Friday 08.11. 16:30 - 18:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 22.11. 16:30 - 18:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 29.11. 16:30 - 18:00 Übungsraum 2, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Morphologie Z2.010 1.OG
Friday 06.12. 16:30 - 18:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 13.12. 16:30 - 18:00 Übungsraum 2, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Morphologie Z2.010 1.OG
Friday 10.01. 16:30 - 18:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 17.01. 16:30 - 18:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 24.01. 16:30 - 18:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Friday 31.01. 16:30 - 18:00 Übungsraum 2, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Morphologie Z2.010 1.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

During the lecture all bird species occurring in Austria as breeders or non-breeding visitors are presented, with details given on numbers, area, trends, habitat requirements, threats and conservation measures. Species important for conservation are discussed in more detail than common and widespread species or vagrants. Topic conservation issues (eg. control of predatory resp. fish eating species, effective conservation of large species) are also discussed. As an introduction basic information on distributional patterns, species turnover, threats und general conditions for bird conservation in Austria is given.
Lecture, illustrated by photographs of each species. During winter a half day excursion within Vienna will be offered to observe some of the species in the field that are presented during the lecture.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

At the exam a maximum of 25 points can be reached, positive grade from 13 points upwards.

Examination topics

Emphasis is laid upon integrated knowledge, eg.importance of certain habitat types for threatened species or the impact of human use on bird communities.

Reading list

A list with selected references will be distributed at the start of the lecture

Association in the course directory

MZO W-2, WZB, UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04,

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