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Wild Birds

Wild Birds

Grades: 2-5
Seasons: Spring, Fall


Have you ever been amazed by a colorful bird flying by or the beautiful song it sings? Explore Barn Beach Reserve and the wild birds that live here. Learn about their anatomy and behavior using scientific instruments, conducting research on a real bird specimen (spring season), using field guides and binoculars and learning bird songs through games. Come experience why birds are such incredible creatures of the sky. 

Pre- Field Day Activity

Next Generation Science Standards:

  • 1-LS1-1. All organisms have external parts. Different animals use their body parts in different ways to see, hear, grasp objects, protect themselves, move from place to place, and seek, find, and take in food, water and air. 
  • 4-LS1-1. Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.