Bird-a-thon 2022 Nature Activities

Looking to challenge yourself while you're out birding? Here are some fun, family-friendly activities to engage and challenge everyone while you bird.


Nature Activities


There are so many great ways to get outside and have fun while you bird, especially for families participating together.

  • Pick up 10 pieces of trash
  • Draw a picture of a bird
  • Share a picture you took of one of the birds you spotted
  • Make up a silly bird name—get creative!
  • Fill up your birdfeeder only if it won't attract unwanted wildlife* and/or make your own pine cone birdfeeder.
  • Complete the Bird Word Search
  • Take the Bird Match-Up Quiz
  • Finish a Spring Bingo card by finding all items in a row, column, or diagonal line!
  • Complete a  Nature Coloring Page using crayons, colored pencils, markers, etc.
  • Go green! Only use carbon-free ways of traveling (walk, bike, kayak, etc.) during Bird-a-thon.
  • Find the items on the Scavenger Hunt.

*If you live in an area where bear activity has been documented, all seed & suet feeders should be removed from April 1–November 1 to avoid attracting Black Bears.


Share Your Photos

We'd also love to see how you Bird-a-thon! There are several ways to share pictures of your completed activities with Mass Audubon and your fellow participants:

→ Post images on Mass Audubon's Facebook page
→ Share them on Instagram or Twitter by tagging @MassAudubon and including #mabirdathon in your post.
→ Upload your photos to the Bird-a-thon 2022 Digital Gallery—be sure to include your name in the filename so we know who to credit!

Get Social

Check out our social media toolkit, which includes graphics and post ideas! 



Bird Word Search

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Bird Match Up Quiz

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Scavenger Hunt

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Spring Bingo

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Nature Coloring Pages

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