MaryJane's Farmgirl Sisterhood

Earning Farmgirl Sisterhood Merit Badges

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10. Birds


  • Research birds native to your area.
  • Make a bird “wish list” of birds you’d like to observe in the wild.


  • Build a bird house, bath, or feeder for your yard or garden.
  • Watch and identify the kind of birds it attracts, recording your observations. Observe the type of bird, the time of year, time of day, and the bird’s behavior.


  • Go on a bird watching expedition.
  • Identify at least 10 different species of birds and record your observations.
  • If you are able, try to photograph each one.

April, 2024 Edition