Information:

  • Binocular Introduction:  Make sure you understand how to adjust the Interpupillary Distance, correct Diopter Settings and use the Central Focus on the class binoculars. 
  • Use the hashtag #jagyardigans to post any amazing observations and pictures captured in the field. 

Vocabulary:

  • Ornithology
  • Interpupillary distance
  • Central focusing
  • Diopter
  • Eyecups
  • Eyepiece containing ocular lens
  • Objective lens
  • Objective diameter
  • Field of view
  • Magnification

Species List: 

  • Turkey Vulture
  • Killdeer
  • Northern cardinal
  • Red tailed hawk
  • Red shouldered hawk
  • European starling
  • Canada goose
  • Carolina chickadee
  • Northern mockingbird
  • Bald Eagle
  • American robin
  • Blue jay
  • Mourning dove
  • American goldfinch
  • Red winged blackbird
  • Rock dove
  • Eastern towhee
  • Pileated woodpecker

Wish List: 

  • Turkey Vulture
  • Killdeer
  • Northern cardinal
  • Red tailed hawk
  • Red shouldered hawk
  • European starling
  • Canada goose
  • Carolina chickadee
  • Northern mockingbird
  • Bald Eagle
  • American robin
  • Blue jay
  • Mourning dove
  • American goldfinch
  • Red winged blackbird
  • Rock dove
  • Eastern towhee
  • Pileated woodpecker
  • Peregrine falcon
  • Blue heron
  • Hummingbird
  • Bufflehead
  • House sparrow
  • Chipping sparrow
  • House finch
  • Swan
  • Chickens
  • Wild turkeys
  • Osprey
  • Eastern bluebird
  • Barn swallow
  • Lake swallow
  • Coopers hawk
  • Indigo bunting
  • Brown thrasher
  • Catbird
  • Crow
  • Raven
  • White breasted nuthatch
  • Tufted titmouse
  • Cedar waxwing
  • Kestrel
  • Brown head cowbird
  • Great horned owl