832111 Identification of Austrian bird species

Exercise and field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


Birding on the basis of voice, habitus, faeces etc.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The students are supposed to identify Austrian birds in the wild by sighting and acoustics.
Learning objective is the recognition and differentiation of features that are necessary for the determination and detection of species in the wild. These include characteristics describe the plumage, habitus, Gewölle, Speiballen, habitat, behavior (vocals, shouts, locomotion, annual and Tagesrythmen, migration, reproduction, etc.).
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.