HOME
 

Ornithology Level 3

Open Study College
Course summary
379 GBP
English
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Unit 1: The Gift of Flight

  • Types of feathers found in birds
  • Implications and benefits of feather damage & moulting
  • Physics and biology of avian flight
  • Why some birds have adapted in a way that means they have lost the ability to fly

Unit 2: Migration

  • Evaluate why some species of bird choose to migrate
  • Impact of migration on genetics
  • How birds are physiologically equipped for migration
  • Methods of navigation employed by migratory birds

Unit 3: Eggs & Nests

  • Reproductive system of male and female birds
  • General structure and production of the egg
  • Reasons for specific egg shell patterns
  • Variety of nesting strategies and their importance in incubation

Unit 4: Mating & Courtship

  • Four main mating systems witnessed in birds
  • Selection of courtship strategies in birds
  • Importance and functions of bird song
  • Family dynamics of a typical bird nest

Unit 5: Feeding & Predation

  • Diets found in different bird species
  • Species of bird track down food or prey
  • Feeding territories and other methods that optimise foraging
  • Variety of methods utilised by birds to avoid predators

Unit 6: Populations & Conservation

  • Various factors can affect the size of bird populations
  • Ecological concept of community
  • Variety of methods by which communities diversify
  • Conservation with respect to bird populations and species

Why choose Open Study College

Trusted by over 90,000 students

Study from home, at your own pace

Discounts on selected courses

Expenses



Pay Now: GBP 379.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 71.85 with a deposit of GBP
47.90 totalling 479

About provider

Open Study College

Open Study College - the distance learning experts

At Open Study College we have helped more than 90,000 students over the last 13 years to enrol on courses that have helped them to achieve their goals. Offering over 650 courses ranging from childcare to beauty therapy, we have...


Read more and show all courses with this provider
U.K. L&D Report: 2018 - Benchmark Your Workplace Learning Strategy

Are you curious about the L&D strategies of some of the U.K.'s top companies?

Find out what they're up to in findcourses.co.uk's second annual U.K. L&D Report!

uk-ld-report-2019

Learn more

Find a course for you!

  Read the course
 summary on this page

 Fill in your details and Request information

 Receive all the info you need

Find more courses here