Intermediate Wildlife Tracks & Sign
Learn how to identify the tracks of a wide variety of mammal species as well as families of birds, reptiles, and amphibians.
Welcome to Wildlife Tracks & SignFREE PREVIEW
Introduction: Bears, Skunks & Procyanidae Tracks
Readings: Bears, Skunks & Procyanidae Tracks
Lecture: Track Characteristics
Lecture: Bear Tracks
Lecture: Skunk Tracks
Lecture: Procyanidae Tracks
Lecture: Bears, Skunks, & Procyanidae Sign
Q&A: Bears, Skunks, & Procyanidae
Exercise: Bears, Skunks & Procyanidae
Flashcards: Bears, Skunks & Procyanidae Tracks
Introduction: Medium Sized Mammal Tracks
Readings: Medium Sized Mammal Tracks
Lecture: Riparian Mammal Tracks
Lecture: Diggers & Tree Climbers Tracks
Lecture: Weasel & Mink Tracks
Lecture: Rabbit TracksFREE PREVIEW
Lecture: Medium Sized Mammal Sign
Q&A: Medium Sized Mammal Tracks
Exercise: Medium Sized Mammal Tracks
Flashcards: Medium Sized Mammal Tracks
Introduction: Rodent Tracks
Readings: Rodent Tracks
Lecture: Rodent Track Characteristics
Lecture: Squirrel Tracks
Lecture: Medium Sized Rodent Tracks
Lecture: Rat Tracks
Lecture: Mouse Tracks
Lecture: Rodent Sign
Q&A: Rodent Tracks
Exercise: Rodent Tracks
Introduction: Bird Tracks
Readings: Bird Tracks
Lecture: Bird Track Characteristics
Lecture: Classic Bird Tracks
Lecture: Game Bird Tracks
Lecture: Palmate Bird Tracks
Lecture: Totipalmate Bird Tracks
Lecture: Zygodactyl Bird Tracks
Lecture: Bird Sign
Q&A: Bird Tracks
Exercise: Bird Tracks
Flashcards: Bird Tracks
Introduction: Reptile & Amphibian Tracks
Readings: Reptile & Amphibian Tracks
Lecture: Reptile & Amphibian Track Characteristics
Lecture: Frog & Toad Tracks
Lecture: Salamander Tracks
Lecture: Lizard Tracks
Lecture: Turtle-Tortoise Tracks
Lecture: Alligator-Crocodile Tracks
Lecture: Snake Tracks-Trails
Lecture: Reptile-Amphibian Sign
Q&A: Reptile & Amphibian Tracks
Exercise: Reptile & Amphibian Tracks
Flashcards: Reptile & Amphibian Tracks
This course was one of the best classes that I've ever taken...the overall experience was awesome. As the course progressed, I began to recognize patterns and everything began to click logically.
This course was one of the best classes that I've ever taken...the overall experience was awesome. As the course progressed, I began to recognize patterns and everything began to click logically.Read Less
The course was excellent. It was my first study into tracks and sign, and shortly after finishing it I attended a tracking evaluation and earned a certification!
The course was excellent. It was my first study into tracks and sign, and shortly after finishing it I attended a tracking evaluation and earned a certification!Read Less
The course focuses on North American species, but the fundamentals that are covered apply anywhere in the world. For example, the basic characteristics of feline tracks are the same in Africa and Asia as they are in North America. The same is true with canine tracks and most other animal groups. Additionally, topics like gaits and animal sign are also applicable no matter where you reside.
This course is self-paced and you can go through the material as quickly or slowly as you prefer. You are allowed to skip material and jump ahead to later chapters if you desire, though for the optimum learning experience this is not recommended as earlier chapters may be foundational to understanding later ones.
There is no expiration date for this course. You are not able to download course materials; however, you can access the course for as long as you like so you can revisit the material at any time.
In addition to the course curriculum listed in the above section, there is a preview so that you can get a sense of what you will learn. Select the "Free Preview" button at the top of this page and then create a new account or login if you have an existing one to view it.
Each chapter has optional assignments that include exercises and quizzes (you can retake the latter as many times as you like) that reinforce the material presented in the lectures so that you can put into practice what you learn.
There aren't any prerequisites or course requirements other than you need to have a computer or smartphone with a browser and internet connection that is sufficient to stream the lecture videos. No previous knowledge of the subject matter is needed so you can be a complete novice.
This course is individual based and hence there is not any interaction with other students.
If you are interested in earning CEU's/CEC's, contact us prior to enrolling in the course.
Once you complete your purchase, there are no refunds or credits issued and your enrollment cannot be transferred to another person.
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