Discover the Flyway from Home – Resources for Teachers, Parents & Students
Take a look at this photo. Save the photo to your computer. Put your virtual binoculars on (zoom into the photo) to take a closer look.
Photo by Eric Britt
- What are all of those little birds doing out in the wetlands and why?
- Can you identify these birds? Use the resource here:
- Do these birds need shallow water or deep water? Why?
- They are sticking their beaks into the water and mud for eating.
- These are Dowitchers.
- These birds need shallow water to feed because their legs are short for wading in shallow waters.