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Publication #4H WLM 11

The World Around Us: 4-H Wildlife Unit II: Bird Study1

Tony Jensen and David D. Pyle2

The World Around Us - Wildlife Unit II, Bird Study (4H WLM 11) is an environmental education publication for members age 12 -18. This book should be completed after The World Around Us: Wildlife Unit I (4H WLM 10). This project book focuses on birds and consists of activities such as building a bird bath, feeder, and house. You will learn and watch carefully for some of the 350 birds in Florida.

In EDIS this publication is DLN 4H042.

Visit the 4-H Youth Development Curriculum website for more information on related project material.

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This document is 4H WLM 11 (which superceedes 4H WRM 11 and 4H-287), one of a series of the 4-H Youth Development Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date June 1995. Revised March 2011. Reviewed January 2018. Visit the EDIS website at


Publication contact: Jerry Culen, associate professor/ 4-H Youth Development Specialist, Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611. Minor revisions by Joy C. Jordan and Mark E. Hostetler for publication reissue March 2011.

Appreciation is expressed to Morrie Naggiar and Wallace Hughes, Editor and Art Director respectively, of Florida Wildlife, the official publication of the Game and Fresh Water Commission, for their permission to adopt the original bird illustrations which appear throughout this publication.

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.