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1 Birds of the Earth By: Jennifer Gossard

2 What do you want to learn first today? Characteristics of birds in your backyard Characteristics of birds in the United States Characteristics of birds in other countries

3 Characteristics of Birds sizesize habitathabitat colorcolor instinctsinstincts

4 There are many different kinds of birds that live on planet Earth. The size, color, structure, and characteristics vary from bird to bird. Now let’s learn the differences! Directions: o Read through all the information given on the different birds. o You can look over this until you feel you know the characteristics of the birds.

5 Birds in your backyard  Cardinals  Hummingbirds  Barn Owls  Vultures  Geese Birds in the U.S.  Mourning Dove  Downy Woodpecker  Dark-eyed Junco Birds around the world  Parrots  Flamingo  Cockatoo

6 Birds in my Backyard Cardinal Color: female- grayish with red male-bright red with black Size: medium  Have a red bill  Indiana state bird  Live in the Northeast Back to question

7 Hummingbird Color: gray, metallic green, black Size: small  Have long, thin bills  Able to fly backwards  Live everywhere, but usually in warm places, such as rainforests. Back to question

8 Barn Owl Color: brown, tan with white Size: medium sized owl  Able to rotate head 180 degrees  Nocturnal  Hunt prey such as mice, all rodents, and snakes  Live in forests and sometimes deserts and tropics

9 Vulture Color: gray, black, white, brown Size: large  Bald head  Eat dead animals  Live everywhere Back to question

10 Goose Color: gray, black, white Size: medium-large  Known for migration patterns  Live from the tundra to the Gulf Coast and in urban areas. Back to question

11 Birds in the United States Mourning Dove Color: light brown Size: medium  Long, pointed tail  Live in deserts to forests and farm lands to inner cities

12 Downy Woodpecker Color: black and white Size: small  Small, pointed bill  Live in wilderness forests to urban backyards Back to question

13 Dark-eyed Junco Color: gray, brown, black Size: medium  Winter bird  Live in higher altitudes and the west Back to question

14 Birds around the World Parrot Color: bright colors Size: vary  Strong, curved bill  Extremely intelligent  Live in warm, tropical areas Back to question

15 Flamingo Color: pink, red, white Size: large  Long legs  Live in tropical and subtropical areas Back to question 10. Back to question 1.

16 Cockatoo Color: white Size: large  2 forward toes and 2 backward toes  Live in tropical areas, especially Australia Back to question

17 Time to see what you’ve learned… Quiz Directions: o Read each question carefully o Answer the questions to the best of your ability  If you answer the question incorrectly, you will be sent back to previous slides to review and answer the question again. o Good Luck!

18 1. Where are flamingos usually found? Tropical areas Forests Subtropical areas Both A and C

19 You’re off to a good start Next Question

20 Not Quite Try Again after reviewing

21 2. What color are cardinals? red black brown pink

22 Wonderful! Keep up the good work Next Question

23 Look at the cardinal slide and try again

24 3. What size are vultures? small medium large

25 Good Job! Next Question

26 Try Again

27 4. How many toes does a cockatoo have on each foot? 3 4 5

28 Marvelous! Next Question

29 Review the cockatoo slide again

30 5. What is unique about the hummingbird? It’s small Its long beak Its color

31 You know what you’re talking about! Next Question

32 Need a little more studying?

33 6. Parrots are extremely intelligent. True False

34 Correct! Next Question

35 Oops! Try Again

36 7. Dark-eyed Juncos usually live in the… Higher altitudes Lower altitudes

37 You were definitely paying attention. Good Job! Next Question

38 Look Again Back to the Dark- eyed Junco slide

39 8. What are geese known for? Being loud Living in the tundra migration

40 Next Question

41 Not Quite, try again

42 9. What size are woodpeckers? small medium large

43 Fabulous! Next Question

44 Try a little review

45 10. Which bird is not found in Indiana? Barn Owl Cardinal Vulture Flamingo

46 That’s an A+ answer Want to know how you did?

47 Oops! Try again

48 Great Job! 10 correct : You’re practically a bird yourself 7 correct : You know a lot about birds 4 or less correct : Review Time

49 Resources http :// /~tntcomm/kwfn/barnowl1.jpg files.myopera.com/Dudley/albums/28618/Dove5865wb.jpg cache.eb.com/eb/image?id=5215&rendTypeId=4 sdakotabirds.com/species/photos/dark_eyed_junco_ww.jpg

50 Continued… staffwww.fullcoll.edu/tmorris/elements_of_ecology/images/hummi ngbird.jpg giclone.com/pics/parrot_heada.jpg i1.treknature.com/photos/601/cardinal_in_snow_filtered.jpg hoglezoo.org/animal.photos/mourning.dove.jpg


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