Activity Idea - Band your birds
Give your plush animals bands around thier legs. Make your bands out of whatever you can find at home - pipe cleaners would work, paper and tape, slap bracelets, etc. get creative.
Watch This - Banding videos
Activity Idea - Research
One reason to band birds is to see how long they live. Check out the USGS longevity page. How old is the recorded bird of your favorite species. What species has the longest recorded lifespan?
External Links to check out -
Audubon Florida's banded shore birds article
The history of bird banding article by North Carolina Audubon
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