Some Common Warblers:
Warbler Memory Games
know that most of the names we use for warblers are descriptive ones?
Names like Black-throated green, Chestnut-sided, Yellow-throated and
Black and White are all extra clues to help us identify them.
Memory games are fun and can help teach you the different warblers. Below,
we offer a couple of ways you can learn more about these beautiful birds using
some drawings of birds that you can cut and color. Follow these directions
or make up your own ideas for using these cards.
example of a warbler card ready for coloring
by printing out the special card-sized drawings of warblers and their
habitat (printing on heavy paper is recommended). Cut them out like
2. Use Field Guides and other references for bird identification to learn about
each bird's colors and markings, then color the cards to bring the birds
alive. Also read about the habitats where you might see them.
with others so you will have 2 sets of each card. Mix the cards up
and lay face down in rows.
person takes a turn selecting 2 cards from the group. If you select
2 of the same birds you may keep them and continue your turn. If not,
put the cards back in place, face down for the next person to try.
all cards are chosen the game is over.
a Warbler Habitat Display
Use 2 sets
of cards to create a display to teach others about warblers! Enlarge
and color the drawing of the habitat (the deciduous tree and conifer
a marsh between) on a large sheet of mural paper or bulletin board background
paper. Place one of each of the bird cards in the habitat scene. Complete
your display with a key on the side, using the corresponding cards that
describe each bird in more detail. Invite viewers to "go birding" at
this habitat drawing as your guide for a large display