Birds of the Mojave Desert

Birds of the Mojave Desert

Course Number: BIOL X404.2

2 units

Beginning on Friday evening, this course examines the important role of these stopover areas in the conservation of neotropical migrant birds and introduces the techniques used to identify the common families of birds found in the vicinity of the Desert Studies Center. On Saturday, students travel by car to various migrant bird traps near Death Valley including Baker, Shoshone, Tecopa, and China Ranch. Sunday's activities center around the Desert Studies Center where more than 175 bird species have already been recorded.


No Prerequisites for this course

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