Are you ready to get outside or even just observe through your windows?
You don’t have to be an expert bird watcher to enjoy the songs and calls of birds. Birds are truly unique and adapt to live in environments all over the world. Just in North America there are 2,509 species of birds!
Let’s Get Creative!
Listed below are the supplies you will need to get started:
- Pine cone
- String or yarn
- Peanut butter or lard
- Sunflower seeds or other bird seeds
Neighborhood Naturalist Nature Challenges:
Since we can’t be with you, here are some fun ways to get out and observe birds in your neighborhood!
Pick a spot to sit outside, and see how many birds you can see and hear in 15 minutes
Take photos of birds you see and post them to iNaturalist
Visit a new birding spot in Utah:
Connect with Local Experts
Explore More About Our Feathery Friends
Meet your feathered neighbors with the Tracy Aviary's guide to common birds found in Salt Lake City!
Learning bird songs is a great way to identify birds, especially those that are far away or hidden from view. In fact, when biologists count birds in the field, the majority of species are heard rather than seen. Learn bird calls this summer and open a new window on your birding abilities with the Cornell Bird calls and ID.
Celebrate Urban Birds with The Cornell Lab of Ornithology.