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Shoma’s Songbird

Annoyed at her birdwatcher cousins’ smugness, Shoma gets her own back—with the help of a mysterious songbird.

Idea Packs for Educators

Idea Bite 1: Create an identification guide for ten birds common in your city. Include their pictures, scientific names, and a few features for easy identification.
Fun link 1: https://www.early-bird.in/interactive/
Idea Bite 2: Did you know that wildlife researchers in the field avoid using scented products so that animals are not alarmed? Make a poster on guidelines for safe and responsible wildlife watching.
Fun link 2: https://www.birdlife.org/worldwide/news/our-top-10-tips-how-be-good-birdwatcher
Idea Bite 3: Sit down at a safe place in a park, shut your eyes, and focus only on the sounds you can hear. Do you hear any bird calls? Can you identify the birds from their calls?
Fun link 3: https://academy.allaboutbirds.org/bird-song-hero/