Outdoor Hour Challenge – Spring Bird Observations

Outdoor Hour Challenge Spring Bird Observations @handbookofnaturestudy

Outdoor Hour Challenge:

This week we can start a spring season of bird watching, recording our observations in our nature journals. Keep it simple and light by taking some time to go outdoors and observing the birds in your neighborhood.

Here is the link to the challenge from the archives:

Spring Birds Observations: This entry includes a wonderful link to All About Birds which will show you four keys to identifying birds. I think you will find it helpful.

You might like to also have this awesome link: Feeder Birds Coloring Book-Make sure to download and save the PDF so you will have it when you need it!

Special Activity: Life List Printable

Bird Life List Printable
Here is a simple printable to use in your nature journal to keep an on-going list of birds you observe and identify.

Blog Logo 1Getting Started Suggestion:

If you already own the Getting Started ebook, complete Outdoor Hour Challenge #4. If you own the ebook, you can use the printable to record your bird focus.


  1. Cristy Yarborough says:

    Thank you for the wonderful link to the Cornell Un. Feeder Bird Coloring Book. I know my kids will love those pages for their notebooking!

  2. Yes, Thank you so much Barb! We have hummingbirds like crazy around here. Anxious to start our “Bird” study. So far, lots of Robins and Hummingbirds. :) Happy Spring!

  3. Shirley Ann Vels says:

    Thanks so much for the link to the coloring book Barb. It’s absolutely fantastic. I’m not sure which spring bird we are going to do yet but I am so looking forward to April’s challenges :o)

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