TEACHER'S ONLINE RESOURCES
Two APP's for you to download on your IPhone:
Merlin - This APP helps the student quickly identify a nearby bird. Once you download it, it will ask you where you are located
and the time of day. Now for a quick ID of the bird.
1. The relative size of the bird
(ie. between Sparrow and Robin);
2. The basic coloring (ie., black)
3. Was the bird ...? (ie., on the ground)
4. It will show you a selection of birds that fit your description.
eBird - This APP helps you keep a permanent list of the different birds species you see, how many, and where you saw them.
CORNELL LAB OF ORNITHOLOGY offers workshops, field trips, and online
courses for all age groups. Click HERE for more information.
FREE WEBINARS for teachers through Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Click HERE for Free Webinars put on by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
To find Native Plants in your area, go to http://www.Audubon.org and look for Native Plants, or click HERE.
www.SierraClubsmg.org - Local Sierra Club in the Inland Empire of So. California -
Temecula-Murrieta-Menifee-Wildomar-Lake Elsinore area. Monthly meetings for the public second Thursday of the month at the Temecula Public Library, 30600 Pauba Road, Temecula CA 92590.
www.LiveMonarch.com - Mission Statement: This site offers education, involvement, assistance and acknowledgment of persons directly acting to benefit the Monarch Butterfly and various native creatures who have suffered a decline in their natural habitats.
TEN THINGS YOU CAN DO TO HELP BIRDS - click HERE - from Audubon
ENCHANTEDLEARNING.COM -produces children’s educational web sites which are designed to capture the imagination while maximizing creativity, learning, and enjoyment.
www.kidwings.com - a great website for teachers and students. Check it out.
www.AllAboutBirds.org The name says it all.
www.HUMMINGBIRDSOCIETY.ORG Society for the protection and preservation of Hummingbirds throughout the world.
www.ENATURE.COM/BIRDING/ - a popular and quick source for bird identification and features.
FEEDERWATCH.ORG has put together a list of approximately 100 common birds who use bird feeders, broken down by area of the United States, type of food, and type of feeder. Click HERE to check out the birds in your area.
FOR BIRD FEEDERS, BIRD BATHS AND OTHER ACCESSORIES
ON OUR OWN WEBSITE
Click HERE for Bird Feeder info and comparisons
Click HERE for Birdseed info and comparisons
Click HERE for Benefits of feeders to birds