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Bird Migration and Conservation 

Migration: 

Winged Migration—film from 2006, available on Amazon Prime 

 

The Great Migration video (10 minutes): 

http://ww2.kqed.org/quest/2010/05/05/the-great-migration/ 

 

Basics of Bird Migration, from Lab of O’s All About Birds: 

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/the-basics-how-why-and-where-of-bird-migration/   

 

Nate Senner, ornithologist who studies Hudsonian Godwits, in the field: 

https://academy.allaboutbirds.org/chasing-hudsonian-godwits-across-continents/  (15 minutes) 

Nate Senner, Ornithologist, video of tools he uses to track migration of the Hudsonian Godwit: 

https://academy.allaboutbirds.org/tracking-epic-migrations/ (5 minutes) 

About Nate’s Hopes and Dreams: 

https://academy.allaboutbirds.org/birding-from-birth/  (3:46) 

 

Cornell Lab of Ornithology, video of “Lab on a Bird”—about tracking metabolism during migration: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfjqR5l0Fz4 

 

Snowy Owl Invasion video (Lab of O): 

https://academy.allaboutbirds.org/snowy-owl-invasion/  (3:38) 

 

Snow Geese Migration video (Lab of O):  

https://academy.allaboutbirds.org/massive-noisy-flocks-snow-goose-migration/  (3 minutes) 

 

Atlantic Puffins, Seabird Success Story”  (Lab of O):  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-WFYZLWXmY  (6 minutes) 

PBS Nature, “Puffins Pick the Perfect Home”: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vu5uVaepTn0  (3 minutes) 

 

Sandhill Crane Migration, National Geographic video: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COkT0Rx9gEI  (6 minutes) 

Sandhill Crane Mating Ritual: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COkT0Rx9gEI  (2 minutes) 

 

“Birds of the Yellow Sea” (Lab of O): 

https://academy.allaboutbirds.org/birds-of-the-yellow-sea/  (13 minutes) 

 

“Bird Research and Shade Grown Coffee” (Lab of O): 

https://academy.allaboutbirds.org/bird-research-and-shade-grown-coffee/ 

 

Bird Day Migration Game—move from station to station: 

http://www.birdday.org/pdf/migrationgame.pdf 

 

 

Conservation: 

“Becoming a Field Biologist,” Taza Schaming: 

https://academy.allaboutbirds.org/becoming-a-field-biologist/  (4 minutes) 

 

Marita Davison: “Protecting Flamingos in the Andes”: 

https://academy.allaboutbirds.org/flamingos-are-algae-vacuums/  (6:43) 

https://academy.allaboutbirds.org/protecting-andean-flamingos/  (5:44) 

https://academy.allaboutbirds.org/tools-of-the-wildlife-biologist/  (7:10)