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Migratory Bird Trunk

Belted KingfisherThe belted kingfisher is a beautiful little bird that often perches on the edge of a pond or stream watching for small fish to come close to the surface. When they spot one they quickly dive in, in pursuit of their prey.

The Migratory Bird trunk is a useful tool when educating your students about migration. Hundreds of birds migrate from the South to the North and vice versa. As the birds migrate, they stop at various wetlands and forests in search of food as their fuel. They are one of nature’s amazing wonders.

 

Trunk Objectives

  • Migration
  • Bird Topography and Identification
  • Importance of Migratory Birds
  • Habitat Loss
  • Habitat Protection

Migratory Bird Education Guide Binder

Art and Lore

  • A Bluebird Mobile
  • Art Education
  • Mother Goose Rhymes
  • Origami Bird
  • Peter and the Wolf
  • Sounds of Nature
  • The Ugly Ducking
  • Wild Geese
Conservation
  • Conservation Issue Collision Course
  • Conservation Issue Loss of Riparian Habitat
  • Conservation
Migration
  • Chip the Champ
  • Mapping Raptor Migration
  • Migrating with the Birds
  • Migration Headache
  • Migration Information
  • Migration Mapping
  • Neotropical Migration Facts
  • The Crane Game
Dangers
  • Bird Safety
  • Cowbird Capers
  • Dangers of Plate Glass
  • Earth Friendly Recipes
  • Hide and Seek
  • Let's Get the Lead Out Brochure
  • My Changing Neighborhood
  • Safe Windows
  • The Master Moocher
General Information
  • Did You Know?
  • Education Projects for Birds
  • Migratory Bird Management
  • Ruby Throated Hummingbird
  • Shorebird Super Hero Puzzler
  • Songbirds a Colorful Chorus
  • What Exactly is IMBD
Habitats and Nests
  • A Habitat for Birds
  • Balancing Act
  • Egg on Me
  • Gallery of Homes
  • Give Habitats a Hand
  • Habitat Essential Elements
  • Whose Nest Is It?
Identification
  • Adopt a Bird
  • Bird ID 101
  • Bird Identification Grades 3-8
  • Bird Topography Ages 4 – 8
  • Bird Topography
  • Clock Chorus
  • Migration Identification

Included in the trunk

Books

  • Songbird Blues 
  • Flying Wild 
  • National Wildlife Refuges 
  • A Guide to Bird Education Resources 
  • Feathered Travelers 
  • Mist-netting with the Public 
  • Peterson First Guides – Birds 
  • Stokes Field guide to the Birds – Eastern Region 
  • National Geographic – A Field Guide to the Birds of North America 
  • Peterson Field Guides – Eastern Birds 
  • National Audubon Society – Field Guide to North American Birds 
  • Sharing the Wonder of Birds with Kids 
  • Kirtland’s Warbler Calendars 
  • Hummingbirds 
  • Seney: Its Story 
  • A Nest Full of Eggs 
  • Birds – Education Games and Activities for Kids of All Ages. 
  • The Eco-OK Coffee Activist’s Kit 
Games
  • Bird Bingo
  • Cowbird Capers
Skulls, etc.
  • Hummingbird
  • American Robin
  • Basic Feather Types
Tapes
  • Songbird Symphony
CD-ROMs
  • Black Bears and Songbirds
  • Migratory Bird Teachers Guide
CD
  • Guide to Bird Sounds
Puppets
  • Nest with Mama and Baby Birds
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  • Scarlet Tanager
  • American Redstart (male)
  • American Redstart (female)
  • Brown Bird
DVDs
  • Winged Migration
  • Hooked on Hummingbirds
Video
  • Birdquest
Other
  • Fabric Board and cutouts
  • Bird Topography Cutouts and Kit
  • 2 plastic eggs
  • Songbird Clock 

 

Page Photo Credits — Belted Kingfisher - © Jim Timmons
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2014
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