Ornithology Course



Course Price:  £399

(Course cost is all inclusive of tutoring fees, assessments, materials and course registration)

Ornithology Diploma
Level 2

  • The Ornithology Course explores the scientific principles, behaviour and physiology behind many avian attributes. 
  • This comprehensive 12 module course enables learners to gain a fuller appreciation and understanding of the diversity of bird life. 
  • Learn about: Flight, learning & instinct, adaptations & techniques, sight & sound, classification & evolution, conservation & persecution, hunting & feeding, breeding & courtship, migration and avian biorhythms. 

Module 1

Adaptations & Techniques

Module 2

Sight & Sound

Module 3


Module 4

Avian Learning & Instinct

Module 5

Classification & Evolution

Module 6

Conservation & Persecution

Module 7

Hunting & Feeding (1)

Module 8

Hunting & Feeding (2)

Module 9

Courtship & Breeding

Module 10

Avian Reproductive Systems

Module 11


Module 12

Avian Biorhythms

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Ornithology is a type of biology involving the scientific study of every aspect of birds including flight & migration patterns, appearance, behaviour, classification and bird songs. Ornithology is a science (and one of the few remaining), where non professionals - amateur birders - are able to make significant contributions. This is particularly with regard to exploring where birds occur naturally; this is done through the contribution of sight records, and in the monitoring of change in bird populations and this is achieved through annual bird counts worldwide. Information gathered by ornithologists is used to better understand how birds function and how they relate to their environment as birds are good indicators of environmental health. This 12 module course is studied by distance learning, with full tutor support. 

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