Birdwatching is a fun hobby. It is also good for you. Scientists say seeing and hearing birds can help people feel happy. Here is how to start birdwatching.
Set up a bird feeder.
Feeders are a great way to attract birds. They let you watch birds without leaving home.
Take a field trip.
Want to see birds beyond your backyard? Visit places near water. Birds get thirsty! They like lakes and ponds.
Binoculars let you see birds up close. But birdwatching is just as much fun without them.
It is exciting to spot a pretty bird. This one is a blue jay. Blue jays are common in some parts of the country. What birds are common where you live?
Hummingbirds are some of the smallest birds. This is an Anna’s hummingbird. These birds grow to be about four inches long.