Wildlife on WiFi
Our vision is to connect Pennsylvania residents to their state’s wildlife from anywhere. To achieve this, the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s award-winning
Wildlife on WiFi program provides innovative online learning opportunities, virtual lessons and educational resources about wildlife and its conservation.
What other supports or services do you need to help you teach about Pennsylvania wildlife and conservation? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Birds are everywhere in May, in forests and fields and yards, and may appear in large numbers in response to weather events.
Activities/Lessons: How to Build Your Own Bird Feeder for all ages (PDF), Build Your Own Bird Nest for grades K–6 (PDF), Bird Digestive System Activity for grades 3–6 (PDF), Bird Feeder Bingo for grades K–6 (PDF), Bird Beak Bites for grades K–3 (PDF)
Videos: Warbler Banding and Nanotags (3:55); Bluebird Basics & Cavity Nest Boxes (13:10)
References: Pennsylvania Birding in May; Birding Locations in Pennsylvania; Backyard Bird Feeding; Sounds of Spring Storymap; Pennsylvania eBird
World Migratory Bird Day is officially celebrated on the second Saturday of May in Canada and the US (May 14th in 2022), and the second Saturday of October in Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean (October 8th in 2022). However, every day is Bird Day, and you can celebrate birds and host events any day of the year!
Remote Learning Resources
Explore more than 100 online and DIY wildlife lessons, activities, story time readings, videos and livestream animal webcams. Game Commission educators are also available for free virtual lessons!
Wildlife on WiFi resources support Pennsylvania State Academic Standards for Environment and Ecology.