How to Celebrate National Wild Bird Feeding Month in Schools

The month of February is celebrated as National Wild Bird Feeding Month across United States. This activity is home based, good for personal happiness; teach children a lesson of kindness and save birds and wildlife. Let's know about backyard birds and feeding techniques.

Feed birds often. That's truly like nice hearted human who cares. Birds are integral part of environment. Feed them, protect them, and let them roam freely in the skies. Come February; and Americans are seen most feeding birds in backyards. Month of February is observed as National Bird Feeding Month / National Wild Bird Feeding Month across United States.

Teachers can introduce their students to the amazing world of birds by celebrating National Wild Bird Feeding Month in schools. Read further to learn some activities that you can do in your school to make students aware of National Wild Bird Feeding Month.

It does not take many efforts to feed birds; also this hobby fits to almost every pocket. Just spread some healthy grains or fruits etc in your backyard early in morning. Next enjoy scenic creation of nature from your bedroom window. That's several times less costly than a movie ticket.

John Porter (R-IL) announces February as Birds Feeding Month on 23 February 1994. Since then National Wild Bird Feeding Month become a tradition. It's gaining more popularity across every section of society. Thanks to the organizations like National Bird Feeding Society (NBFS) to promote Birds Feeding activities.

When you develop birds feeding hobbies; students learn about various species of birds and habitat. Further, this will encourage them to learn more about birds and environment at school and college.

Feeding birds is calming activity; on the other hands this will develop a scene of kindness in children at your home. The Birds Feeding activity will encourage more birds to come in your backyard for food; it's a sure ways to naturally decorate outer of your houses and lanes without any major expenses.

Birds, those often fly to your backyards are known as Backyard Birds. Some of the commonly seen Birds are: Northern Cardinal, Mourning Dove, Dark-eyed Junco, Downy Woodpecker, American Goldfinch, Blue Jay, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, House Finch, and Tufted Titmouse.

There are hundreds of Birds species found in the wild. It's not necessary that every species shall visit your backyard or school ground. To see more birds and know about them visit to a zoo or Birds Sanctuary.

Activities for children - Feed the Birds

Here are some easy tips for students to treat those guests and enjoy National Wild Bird Feeding Month in your school:

1. Place a Birdfeeder at a point from where it could be visible often to Birds and you too.
2. Place a tumbler filled with water adjacent to Birdfeeder; let them drink or bath.
3. Know about various types of Birds Food or seed types that you can feed to birds. A seed delicious for one category of birds may be tasteless for other birds.
4. Seed types like black-oil sunflower, nyjer, fine and medium sunflower chips, and white proso millet are highly likable Bird seed varieties.

You can begin with above Bird Seed type and further get to more specific as soon your understanding develops about birds and their specific habits. The more you know the more birds you will see.


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