Please sign up for the project before downloading your kit!
Kits are bilingual (English and Spanish). You can purchase a printed kit (or kits) in our eStore. Organizations will receive one free kit when they sign up for the project.
Download your kit here by clicking on this link
The Celebrate Urban Birds kit includes:
The kit includes everything you need to participate in the project. Instructions are clear and simple. Take it with you when you go out to watch birds!
Learn to identify birds by looking at their shapes.
Use this Bird ID guide with our 16 focal species and 8 hummingbird species to help you identify the birds you see.
The kit includes a data form you can mail in to this address: Celebrate Urban Birds, 159 Sapsucker Woods Rd, Ithaca NY, 14850 or if possible please enter your observations online (you’ll need to create a Citizen Scientist Account before you can share your observations).
This new Tally sheet includes beautiful illustrations that will help you recognize the focal species. Use this when you do your 10-minute observation! Please, do not forget to transfer your observations to the Data Sheet (above) so you can share with us your observations.
All participants receive a “Zero Means a Lot” sticker with their kit. For participants within the US, kits also include a small packet of sunflower seeds.