The workshop will take place 7-8:30 pm on Wednesdays from February 5 to March 25, 2020, at the UWM Field Station in Saukville.
During it, Bill will introduce students of varying skill levels to bird-song identification. He will cover how and why birds sing, how they “use” song in their reproductive cycle, and the ecological and evolutionary functions of song. Current research on bird song, and how science is using bird song to understand aspects of behavior and ecology, will also be covered, and resources for studying bird song will be made available and demonstrated. A final skill test and methods and resources for further study will end the class period.
This class is being offered for continuing-education credits. A certificate showing 1.2 CEU credits will be issued upon completion.