Birding 101



Wednesday  April 15th, 11am: Birding 101: Learn how to identify common birds, when are the best times to go birding, and some things you might need for a successful birding adventure.

Bird Crafts

Egg carton bird masks

Egg Carton Bird Feeder – You could use the rest of the egg carton to make a bird feeder, following this simple tutorial.

Papercraft Oscillating Woodpecker Toy – and directions on how to make it work!

Birding Activities

Birdfeeder Checklist – Here’s a list of “backyard birds” you may spot if you’re sitting at your window. They are especially attracted to bird feeders!

BirdSleuth Explorer’s Guidebook –  We thought this activity book made by Cornell Lab of Ornithology was too cool not to share! Pick out one page to do…or do them all!

Birds of the Coconino National Forest – This checklist contains information on over 300 species of birds found within the Coconino National Forest. It has been divided into two areas: above 5,000 feet elevation and below 5,000 feet elevation. Produced by the United States Forest Service.

or VIRTUAL BIRDING: The Cornell Lab Bird Cams – A virtual window into the natural world of birds! The Cornell Lab Bird Cams connects viewers worldwide to the diverse and intimate world of birds.