Universität Wien FIND

300365 PP Survey of bird communities in city parks (2016W)

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


max. 16 participants
Language: German



Preliminary Meeting on 7 Oct 2016: 11:00 at Übungsraum 6, UZA I. Field work will be conducted between 9-20 January 2017. Within this time period all participants will spend a maximum of 6 full days in the field.


Aims, contents and method of the course

In the framework of this field course birds will be surveyed in city parks to study effects of habitat isolation and fragmentation on species richness and species composition. Participants will learn how to conduct standardized bird surveys and how to apply adequate statistical (especially multivariate) techinques for analyzing community data.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Standardized bird surveys

Reading list

Association in the course directory

BOE 12, BOE 13, BZO 12, BZO 13, B-BOE 12, B-BOE 13, B-BZO 12, B-BZO 13, MZO 2

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