Additional Bird activities

These are links to some additional bird activities:

A comprehensive ‘Introduction to Birds’ video, describing their defining characteristics and many other interesting facts besides:

A lovely story-rhyme video, Three Little Birds, posted to celebrate National Storytelling Week:


Alwyn and the Birds (first broadcast on Scotland Outdoors, 19.12.20)



RSPB Educational:


Cbeebies instructions for making bird feeders:


The BBC sound effects library has a fantastic range of bird sounds:


Scottish Book Trust

The Bookbug Picture Book Prize shortlist 2021 includes a beautifully illustrated book about garden birds by Zoe Ingram:

My First Book of Birds / Mo Chiad Leabhar Eun

Every Primary 1 pupil in Scotland will have a copy in their P1 Family Bag, but there is much content with appeal to younger children too.

An interview with the illustrator with extracts read aloud in English:

Gaelic for Parents audio version: