Christmas for the Birds!

Christmas for the Birds!

December 27, 2017 - 7:07am -- Kris Stone

Council Expoloring Science students did their own “Christmas Bird Count on Thursday, December 14, 2017. They spent a class period counting and identifying bird along the Weiser River Trail. One group of students observed a great blue heron at the pond! Students also observed black-capped chickadees, California quail,and housesparrows.

A week later, students made 3 bird feeders to feed the birds at Christmas break. They made a deluxe feeder out of recycled plastic bottles, baling twine, and willow sticks; a pine cone feeder smeared with lard and rolled in bird seeds; and a thistle “sick” feeder made out of lace and embroidry thread! 

Val Armichardy, Grade 11
Council, Idaho USA

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