Celebrate Alaska's Birds!

Migratory birds are back! Birds return to Alaska's woods and wetlands throughout the spring, offering ever-changing opportunities to discover these incredible migrants. From armchair naturalist experiences to tools to get outside and explore, Campbell Creek Science Center has a variety of ways to help you learn more about the wonderful world of Alaska's birds.

CCSC White-crowned sparrow singing A white-crowned sparrow sings from a branch.

 Look and Learn

Improve your bird identification skills with the Getting to Know Alaska’s Birds video. 

Visit The AK Flyway Exhibit to learn more about the reasons for large bird migrations to Alaska.

Want more birding fun? Check out the infographic on the AK Flyway!


Pop-Up Walk

Take a self-guided bird walk on the BLM Campbell Tract in May. Signs for the walk begin near Campbell Airstrip Trailhead bridge. Happy Birding!


Download Campbell Tract Trail Map brochure.

Nature Learning Activities

BLM female staff and boy look through binoculars at birds

Hone your bird observation skills with these engaging activities.  

  • Color Your Own Alaska Bird Guide
    Print and color this field guide of Alaska birds and bring it with you on your next adventure. 

  • Eye Spy Bird Behavior 
    Familiarize yourself with various types of bird behavior through the game of eye spy.  

  • The Five S's of Birding 
    Learn some simple tricks to identify different bird species. 

  • Tuning into Birds 
    Often it is easier to hear a bird than it is to see it. Learn to recognize birds by the sounds you hear.  

  • TOTs Birds
    Build a bird to learn bird adaptations and make your own binoculars to go birding. This activity is designed for those 5 and under.

Bird Identification Sheet 

Common Spring Singers of the BLM Campbell Tract sheet

Download the Common Spring Singers of the BLM Campbell Tract to help you with bird identification.