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Education Courses Wildlife zoology

Wildlife zoology

Language
English
Nature
optional B
Method of evaluation
semi-final examination
Year in the curriculum
3
Semester in the curriculum
1
Credits
3
Lectures
22
Allow for
  • Vet EN

Course description

Prerequisite: –

Responsible teacher: Dr. János Gál

Main goal of this course is to present the biology of the game and major protected mammalian and bird species. Beside this, to establish a solid basis for the forthcoming hunting related courses.

Lectures theme

 

Topics

1

The purpose of wildlife zoology. Zootaxonomy.

2

Goose and duck species that can be hunted and which are protected.

3

Presentation of the pheasant, grey partridge and quail

4

The characterization of pigeon and dove species, the Eurasian woodcock and of birds of prey active during daytime.

5

The presentation of crows and nocturnal birds of prey.

6

Presentation of the cormorant, of heron and seagull species.

7

Introduction of the European rabbit and the European hare.

8

Presentation of the muskrat, otter and raccoon.

9

Introduction of the wildcat and the lynx.

10

Presentation of the weasel, the European pine marten, the beech marten, the ferret and other small carnivorous species.

11

Introduction of the fox, the golden jackal and the wolf.

12

Introduction of the wild boar, the chamois and the mouflon.

13

Presentation of the moose and the red deer.

14

Presentation of the fallow deer and the roe deer.

15

Presentation of other protected bird and mammal species and species that can be hunted.

Exam information

writing test