- Give two characteristics which set birds apart from all other creatures.
- Name three flightless birds, tell what their diet consists of, and name the country or continent in which each one lives.
- Give the day of the week when birds were created. Find in the Bible the names of five birds and be able to name them from memory.
- Write or give orally three ways in which God's love and purpose is shown in the creation of birds.
- Make a list of thirty species of wild birds, including birds from at least five different orders, that you personally have observed and positively identified by sight out of doors.
- Make a list of five species of wild birds that you personally have positively identified by sound out of doors.
- Do one of the following:
- a) Set up a feeding station and report on the bird visitors observed for a period of seven days.
- b) Find a bird's nest, identify the species of the bird that built it, describe the nest in detail, observe the nest for five days, and report what happened at the nest on each of the days.
- c) In the Western Hemisphere: Maintain a hummingbird feeder for 2 months.
- Why shouldn't you use food coloring or honey?
- When should the feeder fluid be changed?
- How should the feeder be cared for?
- d) In other areas of the world: Select at least three different habitats in your area and make comparative bird lists of them indicating the differences in birds expected and found.
We suggest that for the presentation elements of the honour you record a video of yourself and include it with your written assessment in your folder. Your director will check all your work when your club resumes. If all is present and correct, your director can then decide if you may be awarded your honour.
Finished all your requirements? Complete this form online, print off the confirmation and include in your club folder.
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