Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Bird Watching and Photography SAU 069 0 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses Absent
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ALİ UZUN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. ALİ UZUN,
Course Assistants Research Assistants of Department
Course Category
Course Objective Recognize and photograph the birds seen or can see around, to be able to diagnose and recognize and love the natural life
Course Content The general properties of birds, methods to research of birds, birds of Turkey, the requirements to take better pictures
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Comprehend the feature of birds Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
2 Recognize the birds Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
3 Know methods to research of the birds Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
4 Know the information for take a photo of birds Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
5 Motivations to Show, Question-Answer, Homework, Testing,
6 Question-Answer, Oral Exam,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The characteristic feature of birds
2 The history of birdwatching
3 Tools and their feature for birdwatching
4 Methods of birds diagnosis
5 The detection methods of population density
6 Working methods of birds migration
7 Working methods of birds nest
8 Methods of detecting and counting the birds in a particular region
9 Midterm exam
10 Examination of the behavior of birds observation method
11 Birds of Turkey
12 Used in birds observation cameras and lenses
13 Application
14 Rapid population growth and created problems
Course Notes
Course Resources 1.Colin Bibby, Martin Jones ve Stuart Marsden, “Kuş Araştırmaları”, Çeviri: Barbaros Demirci, Sancar barış, Doğa Derneği Yayınları, 2000.
2.Humphrey M Dobinson, “Bird Count”, Kestrel Books, Published Penguin Books Ltd., England, 1976.
3.Prof. Dr. İlhami KİZİROĞLU, “Türkiye Kuşları”, OGM yayınları, 1989.
4.Peter Hayman, Rob Huma, “Kuş Gözlemcisinin Cep Kitabı”, Çeviri: Beyser Semizoğlu, Kuş Araştırmaları Derneği yayınları, 2002.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 30
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 3 3
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 127
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.08
dersAKTSKredisi 5