Ornithology is defined as the study of birds, although most ornithologist do not work exclusively with these animals. Many are ecologists, geneticists, wildlife biologists, teachers, researchers, or tour leaders. Because of these many branches in the field, ornithology can be a tricky science to master. Basic courses in math and science are required, and English courses are helpful. College majors that would be appropriate in the field of ornithology are biology, wildlife biology, and zoology. Depending on the level of education received, salaries tend to range from $5,000 to $150,000 a year. This web site will outline more specific details and information about the field of ornithology.


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