The department is devoted to study and teach different aspects
of animal biota: from systematics to ecology and conservation.


Research and studies
The aim of the Department is to combine laboratory experiments with extensive studies of real processes in nature of the following:
• Ecology and conservation of bird species (Spotted Eagle, Great Snipe, Southern Dunlin, Common Crane, waders etc.)
• Long-term population studies of Common Gull
• Systematics of Diptera and Lepidoptera
• Colour variability and use as a taxonomic characters in insects, plants and fungi

The Department maintains an extensive zoological collection, mainly of insects.

                Phone:(+372) 731 1887

Address: Estonian University of Life Sciences
                  Kreutzwaldi 5
                  51014 Tartu