Bluebirds Project

blue feather Photos & Movie

blue feather Altricial or precocial

blue feather Feeding

blue feather Song

blue feather Camouflage

blue feather Winter


blue feather Charting eggs ele

blue feather All about Birds ele/ms

blue feather Collecting data ele/ms

blue feather Compare/Contrast

blue feather Food Web

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blue feather Feather Facts ms/hs

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blue feather Systems & Controls ms/hs

blue feather Feeder Project doc | pdf

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blue feather Make Puzzle ele/ms/hs

blue feather Ecology Vocabulary ms/hs

blue feather Classification ms/hs

blue feather Resources

spaceBluebird video at NGS

spaceEggs Fact Hunt

spaceBirds Book online

spaceBirds Facts Activity

spaceLearn about Nests


spaceCitizen Science Projects

spaceFields, Meadows EcoUnit

Other Nestbox residents:

spaceTree Swallows

spaceEnglish Sparrow


spaceWren Chicks




Bluebirds Project

Male Eastern bluebird photo All about Birds Exercise

There are more than 10,000 different kinds of birds in the world. Canada and the United States have more than 900 species of birds. Birds belong to the class Aves. Animals in this class have several things in common. Introduction to Bird Species and Ornithology.

right button 1. What makes a bird - a bird? What characteristics do all birds have in common?


right button 2. Bluebirds belong to the Order - Passeriformes.

What traits do Passeriformes have in common?


right button 3. There are over 60 Families in the Order - Passeriformes!

Which Family do bluebirds belong to?


right button 4. Name another bird, that is found in your state,
that belongs to the same bird family as Bluebirds.


right button 5. Use this resource to write 4 tips on identifying a Bluebird.


right button 6. Scan this article - Four Common Wing Shapes in Birds.

Which kind of wing do bluebirds have?


right button 7. Research - How does preening help birds survive?


right button 8. Read this article called Bird Beaks . Which kind of bird beak do Bluebirds have?


right button 9. How do birds deal with damaged feathers? Read - Molting


Fly farther by learning about feathers.

Decide. Which is a better insulator feathers or skin?


Complete a Frayer Model about Birds - doc. | pdf

Learn more: Variation - grouping things

NPWRC - Bluebirds

Printer sheet: PDF | doc.

BirdSleuth: Investigating Evidence - free materials from Cornell University

Oviparous Frayer worksheet doc | pdf


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