Thu Jan 5th

National Bird Day

On January 5th, nature enthusiasts, bird enthusiasts, and bird watchers around the country annually commemorate National Bird Day. It's also one of several designated bird holidays.

Both captive and wild, Born Free USA emphasizes the importance of National Bird Day and lists it as a day to shine a spotlight on topics vital to bird conservation and survival, both captive and wild.

According to Born Free USA, nearly 12 percent of the world's nearly 10,000 bird species are in danger of destruction.

Thousands of avian enthusiasts celebrating national bird day are among the over half a million avian enthusiasts celebrating national bird day in a slew of events

  • bird-watching
  • studying birds
  • educating others
  • Other bird-related pursuits include bird-related pursuits and other bird-related pursuits
  • Bird adoption is a particularly important National Bird Day activity. Many bird enthusiasts celebrate by adopting birds on this day, according to a Atlanta Journal Constitution newspaper article. They also inform future bird owners about the particulars of caring for birds, including the "proper care, sanitation, and biting, feeding, diet, and their desire for daily interaction"

How to celebrate #nationalbirdday

This day can be celebrated in a variety of ways.

  • Pick up a bird identification book. It will help you learn about species in your area and identify those that frequent your bird feeders and identify those that frequent your bird feeders
  • Enhance the beauty of your backyard by improving the attraction. Add feeders, shelter, and more. Learn what birds in your area like to eat and watch them flock to your sanctuary
  • Donate to a bird sanctuary or aviary dedicated to ensuring the survival of endangered birds
  • Visit an aviary while learning about all the fascinating animals. In addition, a botanical garden, zoo, or conservation area may have close-up views of some of the more exotic species you've never seen before

Whichever way you choose, be sure to invite someone to join you so you can share the experience. Also, as always, use #NationalBirdDay to post on social media.

The national bird day celebrations have existed for the first time in history

Born Free USA, in collaboration with the Avian Welfare Coalition, launched the first annual National Bird Day in 2002 to raise avian awareness.

Bird FAQ

Q. Is anyone interested in National Bird Day?

A. Yes. Yes. To start bird watching, you don't need many items. A set of binoculars, a notebook, and a bird identification book are really all you need.

Q. Does it matter where I go to bird watch?

A. No. A. No. A. No. Birds can live in many habitats. Whether you live in the city or the country, start watching from your house. Take walks, visit state and national parks, local trails, and more.

Q. Is there any other bird days on the calendar? Yes! Yes! Check these fun days out:

  • Bird Day
  • Bird Day on World Migratory Bird Day is a commemoration of World Migratory Bird Day