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300286 UE Field Methods in Ornithology (2017S)

10.00 ECTS (6.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Costs: max. ca. 160 Euro; most likely ca. 25% of the costs can be refunded.


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 12 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Field work will be conducted in the time periods 25-27 April 2017 (Donau-Auen National Park) and 6-8 June 2017 (Rax).

  • Monday 06.03. 17:00 - 19:00 Seminarraum (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg EG
  • Tuesday 13.06. 17:30 - 19:30 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

Acquiring skills in bird identification; practice standardized methods for surveying bird communities and to estimate population densities of selected target species in different habitats (e.g. floodplain forests, alpine habitats); acquiring skills in data analysis.

Assessment and permitted materials

The assessment of the participants' performance consists of a written examination and a short oral presentation. Each part contributes 50% to the accumulative grade.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Content of course

Reading list

Relevant literature will be announced at the preliminary meeting.

Association in the course directory

MZO W-2, MEC-9

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