Tuesday, April 26, 2016


Young Naturalist - Birds - Manlius Library - 1-3 pm,  April 30th. 
  1. Introduction  - anticipation guide.
  2. Why are Birds important
  3. Powerpoint on Interesting Facts about Birds
  4. How do you identify birds (visuals, calls, habitats, behavior)   Video Clip (Cornell)
  5.   Common Birds in the Area  - view them, and then try to identify their calls. 
  6.  Inside a  Blue Bird House - watch video, 
  7.  Watch bird cams. (Cornell)
  8.   Closure - Where to see birds /   ebird/ hotspots
    1.   Bird Sighting / checklist. 
    2.   Upcoming Events, Derby Hill, etc. 

Resources for Learning About Birds

Birding Field Checklist for Region 5
All About Birds 
Bird Cams
Wood Ducks and Stamps - Story

NYS - About Blue Birds
Building an Eastern Blue Bird Nesting Box

Great Horned Owl - info

Educational Information - Cornell

Bats info
Bat Game

see photos from summer.