National Bird Day Activity Page

This day can be celebrated ANY DAY!

Bird Day is a holiday established by Oil City, Pennsylvania school superintendent Charles Almanzo Babcock in 1894. It was the first holiday in the United States dedicated to the celebration of birds. Babcock intended it to advance bird conservation as a moral value.

BIRD CRAFTS

Milk Carton Bird Feeders

Paper Craft Bird (YouTube video)

Redbird Handprint craft (YouTube video) 

DIY Yarn Craft Bird Easy How-To

DIY Bird Crafts Using Cotton

Bird watch from your Room!

A Little Bird Humor for your day

Bird Sounds Spectacular:  Morning Bird Song – very comforting to watch and listen to

Here are a few good “Bird Watching” Movies

  • Rio (2011) G, Animation, Adventure, Comedy
  • The Birds (1963) PG-13, Drama, Horror, Mystery
  • The Mighty Ducks (1992) PG, Comedy, Drama, Family
  • To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) NR, Crime, Drama
  • Eagle Eye (2008) PG-13, Action, Mystery, Thriller
  • Eddie the Eagle (2015), PG-13, Biography, Comedy, Drama
  • Flight of the Phoenix (2004), PG-13, Action, Adventure, Drama
  • Mr. Popper’s Penguins (2011), Comedy, Family, Fantasy
  • Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole (2010), PG, Animation, Action, Adventure

Songs about birds? Of course!

  • Blackbird, The Beatles
  • Free Bird, Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • I’m Like a Bird, Nelly Furtado
  • Free as a Bird, The Beatles
  • Rockin’ Robin – Bobby Day 
  • Snowbird, Anne Murray
  • Three Little Birds, Bob Marley
  • Skybird, Neil Diamond
  • Mockingbird, Carly Simon & James Taylor
  • Birds, Linda Ronstadt
  • Great Speckled Bird, Johnny Cash
  • Songbird, Fleetwood Mac
  • Lady Bird, Nancy Sinatra, and Lee Hazlewood
  • Feed the Birds, Julie Andrews