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Bird Beak Buffet

Ages: 5-8

Hudson River Park provides important habitat to over 100 species of birds that fly through the Park every year! This STEM Activity of the Week teaches students how each bird species has unique adaptations to help them get the food they need to survive with an interactive game we like to call Bird Beak Buffet. Students will discover how specific beak shapes are indicators of where, how and what a bird eats. The diversity of beak shapes within the park allows for so many species to thrive right here in our backyard.

Bird photo by Hudson River Park Naturalist, Keith Michael
Photo by Hudson River Park Naturalist, Keith Michael


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Themes: Birds, Adaptation, Habitat
Prep Time: 5 min
Activity Time: 20 min


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