Courses of Study 2012-2013 
    Mar 17, 2018  
Courses of Study 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANSC 2140 - Raptor Natural History, Conservation, and Captive Management

Summer. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: high school chemistry and biology.

J. Parks.

Introduction to the natural history and the care and management of raptors (birds of prey). Approaches to captive care and maintenance, restraint, training, and captive breeding with potential for reducing pressures on wild populations of avian species are included. A major objective is to present and discuss the scientific basis and merit of avian husbandry and breeding practices in species relevant to the course. Hands-on opportunities in basic raptor handling techniques are included.

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