Bird Nests

How can birds make so many kinds of nests using only their beaks? Discover which bird uses mud for its nest, which uses grass and twigs and which uses spiderwebs with the real nests in this kit.

Nest specimens: American Robin, Chipping Sparrow, Northern Oriole, Red-eyed Vireo (2), Red-winged Blackbird, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Yellow Warbler

Plastic mount of chick development

Book – Bird Nests

Video – Eyewitness: Birds weaverbird nest building

Laminated photos of Barn Swallow and Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Information and activity sheets

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