For The Birds!

Audubon New York’s For the Birds! is a place-based environmental education program that promotes awareness and appreciation of nature through the study of birds. For the Birds! started in New York City in 1997 and provides not only knowledge of local species and habitats, but also encourages a sense of pride in one’s own community and empowers students to take an active interest in protecting their local environment. 

Articles by For The Birds!

These Paper Airplanes Fly Like Birds

April 29, 2020 — To learn firsthand about flight, kids fold paper airplanes to mimic birds' four different wing shapes.

Game: Follow a Bird's Migration Story

April 08, 2020 — Kids play an interactive game following the migration journeys of five species. Then, they write their own migration story.

Pigeon Watch: Get to Know (and Love) Our Amazing City Birds

March 25, 2020 — You can learn a lot from watching pigeons! After observing pigeons from a window, park bench, or using online videos, kids use a checklist to spot different behaviors and color morphs.