Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center Education and Outreach

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From school programs and family festivals to citizen science and professional training courses, the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center engages people of all ages and backgrounds in learning about the wonders of migratory birds.

Bridging the Americas / Unidos por las aves

Students in Maryland, Virginia and D.C. connect with students in Latin America through shared migratory birds.

Migratory Bird FAQs

A small, yellow bird with some black and orange feathers, called a prairie warbler, perched on a green branch
Get answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Neotropical migratory birds.

Follow That Bird!

A black-crowned night heron perched in a tree surrounded by green leaves

In this middle school science and technology unit, students investigate the latest bird tracking devices and explore tracking data collected by Smithsonian scientists to better understand and protect migratory birds.

Help Migratory Birds

A black and white feathered bird, called a black-and-white warbler, perched on a tree branch
Get involved, and help make the world a better place for migratory birds.

Bird House

The Smithsonian's National Zoo’s historic 1928 Bird House will transform into a first-of-its-kind attraction that immerses visitors in the annual journeys of western hemisphere birds.