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Bluebirds and Other Cavity-Nesting Birds: Youth Project Book

Loretta Rodriguez, Jessica Kochert, Joy Jordan, Christina Packard, and Mark Hostetler



This 4-H Bluebird Youth Project (4H WLM 20) is designed to help youth become careful and knowledgeable observers of bluebirds and other cavity-nesting birds in your area. Youth will learn to create a habitat that promotes the health and safety of local cavity-nesting birds. Finally, the project guides youth to explore and learn about bluebird monitoring and data collecting programs of researchers as well ascareers.

The accompanying Leader's Guide (4H WLL 30) supports this project and provides additional information and answer keys to youth activities.

Click here to download Bluebirds and Other Cavity-Nesting Birds: Youth Project Book (pdf) in its entirety.

Publication #4HWLM20

Release Date:April 25, 2019

Reviewed At:January 27, 2022

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About this Publication

This document is 4HWLM20, one of a series of the 4-H Youth Development Program, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date January 2010. Visit the EDIS website at for the currently supported version of this publication.

About the Authors

Loretta Rodriguez and Jessica Kochert, 4-H project assistants; Joy Jordan, associate professor, Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences; Christina Packard, 4-H volunteer; and Mark Hostetler, associate professor, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.


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