What Do Birds Eat?
|Presented By||University of Delaware|
|Goal||We need photos of birds eating insects and other arthropods!|
|Task||Take photos of birds with insects & other "bugs" in their bills|
We (Douglas Tallamy's lab in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware) are collecting photo contributions to an ongoing research project about avian diets-- in a nutshell, we are trying to figure out "what birds eat"!
If you have any photos of birds holding insects or other arthropods (spiders, etc.) in their bills, please consider submitting them on our site. Thanks to everyone who has already contributed!
|How to Join||
Simply upload your photos to:
Please submit in .jpg format and fill in the blanks to provide details about the date & location.
At this time, we are most interested in North American birds, but future research may expand to other geographic areas.
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||In snow or rain, At the beach, On a walk, run, On a hike, At home|
|Tags||bird food, birds|
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Your contributions to this project will be tracked and credited in your SciStarter dashboard!
yvonnegreene43 12/15/2016This is a hands on experience for my students and it provides a videographic experience for those with I phones.
salbury 12/15/2016Simple to do, ties in technology, may be connected to several standards.
junejan 12/15/2016hands -onexcitingongoing dataallows for analysis using archived data
joannhoy 12/15/2016did not implement but reviewed process
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