Two expectant moms, waiting for their babies to arrive; one on the inside of the window, one on the outside of the window.
In Mama Inside, Mama Outside by Dianna Hutts Aston a mama bird prepares for her eggs to hatch, building a sturdy nest with papa bird. Inside the house, human parents prepare for the arrival of their baby by getting the nursery ready. The story weaves a connection between the 2 expectant mamas as they go through the steps of preparing for the new arrivals.
Before the leaves are full on the trees and bushes, look closely for nests! If you see a nest, remember where you found it and go back to check for signs or sounds of baby birds!
To see what’s going on in bird nests around the country, check out the website for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: All About Birds at: cams.allaboutbirds.org
You can see baby eagles and owls and hummingbirds and lots more! Have fun learning about baby birds!