Birds

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How to Make a Nest Box for Birds

These instructions will guide you through how to make a nest box appropriate for small migratory birds, such as chickadees, tree swallows, bluebirds, and nuthatches. They are adopted from The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s recommendations at nestwatch.org. To follow these instructions, you will need a…By: YuKonstruct Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring – featured

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How to Keep Birds Out of Trees

While birds may look pretty and sound nice in your yard, you may want to prevent them from taking up permanent residency in your trees. Birds will often eat fruit like apples or oranges on trees. Certain birds, like magpies and sparrows, will also scare away smaller birds and build nests on branches. To keep(…)

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Bird’s Eye View

Our project is a bird that exemplifies multiple physics concepts that we have learned over the year. Our bird has a motor which shows our understanding of circuits. The wings and gears show friction. Putting Together Base Gather materials and put together base, which consists of ball jointleft …By: caitd555 Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring(…)

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How to Attract Birds

While songbirds like finches, sparrows, bluebirds, and others are a colorful and musical delight, these birds are becoming rarer as their natural habitat dwindles. However, you can help as a bird lover and homeowner by turning your backyard into a safe haven for all of your favorites. Birdseed, a birdbath, and safe nesting spots will(…)