Costa Rica: Avian Biology
About the Program
During this two-week field course, students will hike trails and encounter hundreds of species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and insects while experiencing rainforest, cloud forest, dry forest, coastal and volcanic ecosystems. Students will also gain an appreciation for sustainable agriculture, conservation, climate change and the Costa Rican culture.
In this study abroad course, students will have the following unique experiences:
- Visit an active volcano
- Tour coastal mangroves and freshwater marshes by boat
- Horseback ride through a working, ecofriendly cattle farm
- Hike the continental divide
Students will return from this two week adventure with an expanded world view, an understanding of Costa Rican culture, and a yearning to learn more about locally found birds.
International Travel Scholarship
Additional Scholarships for International Travel
There are several scholarships available for international travel through the CAES Office of Global Programs.