Welcome to the Idaho Bird by Bird Program!

We believe bird feeding and watching are perfect means for connecting our youth with nature, which has many life-long benefits.

We also know that birding instills a healthy respect for our natural resources, ultimately leading to strong sense of place, stewardship of habitats, and dedication to wildlife heritage.

That is why we created an educational program called “Bird by Bird.”

Birds observed in the last 30 days

House Finch Fledglings

For much of the month of May, a pair of house finch, two male American goldfinch, and a pair of lesser gold finch found morning and evening sustenance at our feeders.  It was a quiet time at our window.  But for the last week, clown-like baby finches, have been shaking their wings and arching their greedy mouths at frantic adults.  Filling the sunflower feeder is a twice a day task.  One of the best additions to our feeding poles is a clamp to attach natural branches.  The babies perch on the twigs by their adults, begging for food.  And we have watched the...

Kathryn Albertson's Field Trip

Brrrr! It was cold, but the rain held off!  We saw more than 15 different types of birds and learned some new bird facts from Ms. Ware!  We played Migration games, made our name out of nature, and played Birdie Bingo.  We are graphing the birds we saw and each learned something new today!  Great day for birding!

Spring has sprung!

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Bird by Bird

Educating children one bird at a time!

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