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Birdy content for social distancing and staying at home.

American Robins. Photo: Rosemary Gillan / Audubon Photography Awards.

Whether you need a positive distraction, some new crafting ideas, or just want some birdy content, Audubon Nebraska is here for you. 

Content meant to make you smile.

When Is a Bird a ‘Birb’? An Extremely Important Guide
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When Is a Bird a ‘Birb’? An Extremely Important Guide

The internet meme has been around for seven years now, so it's high time we establish some ground rules.

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What’s the Difference Between a ‘Borb’ and a ‘Floof’?

What’s the Difference Between a ‘Borb’ and a ‘Floof’?

Now that we know what constitutes a birb, it's time to break down the internet's other two nicknames for birds.

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Who are you calling a Bufflehead?
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Who are you calling a Bufflehead?

Executive Director, Kristal Stoner, and her daughter take a trip to Holmes Lake in search for a Bufflehead.

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Five Bird Calls That Will Make You Laugh
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Five Bird Calls That Will Make You Laugh

Check out these dumb (but endearing) sounds, courtesy of The Birdist.

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15 Awww-Inspiring Photos of Baby Birds
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15 Awww-Inspiring Photos of Baby Birds

Get your daily dose of avian cuteness with these entries from the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards.

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Get crafting!

Learn to draw a Black-capped Chickadee and Great Horned Owl by the incredibly talented David Allen Sibley!

Learn about cranes and more with Rowe Sanctuary!

Crane Behavior Basics Webinar
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Crane Behavior Basics Webinar

View the recorded webinar about Sandhill Cranes and their behavior.

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Crane Cam
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Live Crane Camera

Rowe Sanctuary hosts tens of thousands of sandhill cranes each spring. Watch it here!

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Learn about the hibernaculum near Audubon's Rowe Sanctuary!

Explore a rotten log with Education Manager, Beka!

Still so much to do with Audubon's Spring Creek Prairie. 

Bird Sightings
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Bird Sightings

Keep up to date with the latest birds observed on the prairie.

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On-site Activities
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On-site Activities

Get to know the prairie!

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For peacefulness and relaxation.

Immerse Yourself In These Peaceful, Nature-Rich Sound Recordings
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Immerse Yourself In These Peaceful, Nature-Rich Sound Recordings

Created by an acoustic ecologist, the place-based soundscapes transport listeners across the globe.

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Birding With Benefits: How Nature Improves Our Mental Mindsets
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Birding With Benefits: How Nature Improves Our Mental Mindsets

Mounting scientific evidence supporting the health benefits of the outdoors is helping shape innovations in medicine, education, and more.

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Week One: Get to Know Birds

Week Two: Owl Prowl

Do you love animals, including wildlife? Then you just might want to get to know the wildlife you probably see every day: birds... Read more

When it comes to birds, owls are big attention-getters, with their huge eyes, razor-sharp beak, and powerful feet with piercing talons... Read more
 

Week Three: Birds on the Move

 

Week Four: Plants Are for the Birds!

Every year in spring and fall, millions of birds migrate, taking to the air to travel between their summer and winter homes... Read more

A healthy habitat with native trees and plants—the ones that have evolved in that place along with the other living things there—is key to making birds feel at home... Read more

 

Week Five: Hummingbirds!

 

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It’s like a fast-moving, flying, whirring, shimmering jewel. What could it be? A hummingbird!... Read more

Turn Your Kid’s Handprint Into Basically Any Bird
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Turn Your Kid’s Handprint Into Basically Any Bird

With a whimsical idea and a dollop of paint, your child can create handprint owls, flamingos, or any other feathered favorite.

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Art Lesson: How Do Birds Get Their Names?
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Art Lesson: How Do Birds Get Their Names?

After learning some tips about how birds are named, kids use their imaginations to "invent" a new bird, draw it, and give it a name.

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Game: I Spy Something Wild
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Game: I Spy Something Wild

Play a classic game of “I Spy,” with a twist. Look for plants and animals inside and outside the home.

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