Bi8770 Practise in identification of Czech vertebrates

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2016
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. Mgr. Tomáš Bartonička, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jan Sychra, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Tomáš Bartonička, Ph.D.
Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Tomáš Bartonička, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Mon 19. 9. to Sun 18. 12. Fri 8:00–11:50 D36/225
Prerequisites (in Czech)
NOW ( Bi7960 Czech vertebrates )|| Bi7960 Czech vertebrates
Systém a evoluce živočichů, Systém a evoluce obratlovců
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Classification, and natural history of the vertebrates; methods of collecting, preserving, and identifying local vertebrates. At the end of this course, students should be able to identify most of the Czech vertebrates using osteological and morphological features, mainly group which are marginalized in Bi2090c System and evolution of vertebrates - practical course.
  • 1.Lampreys and sturgeons
  • 2. Non cyprinids (non carps)
  • 3. Cyprinids (carps)
  • 4. Amphibians
  • 5. Reptiles
  • 6. Birds, aquatic birds (divers, grebes, cormorants and pelicans, herons, bitterns and storks, swans, gees and ducks)
  • 7. Birds II: other Non-passerines
  • 8. Birds III: Passerines 1
  • 9. Birds IV: Passerines 2
  • 10. Insectivores and bats
  • 11. Mammals II: rodents, hares and rabbits
  • 12. Mammals III: carnivores and ungulates
    recommended literature
  • DUNGEL, Jan and Zdeněk ŘEHÁK. Atlas ryb, obojživelníků a plazů České a Slovenské republiky (A field guide to fishes, amphibians and reptiles of the Czech and Slovak Republics). 1. vyd. Praha: Academia, 2005. 162 pp. 10037. ISBN 80-200-1282-6. info
  • ANDĚRA, Miloš and Ivan HORÁČEK. Poznáváme naše savce. Illustrated by Jan Hošek. 2. přeprac. vyd. Praha: Sobotáles, 2005. 327 s. ISBN 8086817083. info
  • SVENSSON, Lars and P. J. GRANT. Ptáci Evropy, severní Afriky a Blízkého východu : nejobsáhlejší průvodce evropským ptactvem. Translated by Romana Anděrová, Illustrated by Killian Mullarney - Dan Zetterst. 1. vyd. Praha: Svojtka & Co., 2004. 400 s. ISBN 8072376586. info
  • DUNGEL, Jan and Jiří GAISLER. Atlas savců České a Slovenské republiky. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2002. 150 s. ISBN 8020010262. info
  • HUDEC, Karel. Atlas ptáků České a Slovenské republiky. Illustrated by Jan Dungel. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 2001. 249 s. ISBN 9788020019899. info
  • ZWACH, Ivan. Naši obojživelníci a plazi ve fotografii. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní zemědělské nakladatelství, 1990. 141 s., fo. ISBN 80-209-0053-5. info
    not specified
  • HUME, Rob. Ptáci Evropy. 1. vyd. Praha: Euromedia Group - Knižní klub, 2004. 448 s. ISBN 8024211335. info
Teaching methods
Concise theory, identification of animal preparation. This course will provide students with in depth hands-on evidence-based training in the identification of key vertebrate groups, using field guides, identification keys, and vocalizations, as required for assessment of biodiversity
Assessment methods
practical identification, credit, oral
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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