Bird Migration


How Do Birds Find Their Way? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)

By Roma Gans
HarperCollins, 1996
ISBN: 006445150X
Ages 4-8

This early reader book is complete with details about bird migration and beautiful, life-like illustrations. Learn how and why birds make the seasonal trip across the globe.

The Peregrine's Journey: A Story of Migration

By Madeleine Dunphy
Web of Life Children's Books, 2008
ISBN: 0977753921
Ages 5-9

This story follows a female Peregrine Falcon as she makes her migration from Alaska to Argentina. She was tracked by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and they have shared the details of her 8,000 mile journey. Beautiful illustrations highlight her travels and her physical needs along the way.

Where Do the Birds Go?: A Migration Mystery (First Graphics: Science Mysteries)

By Rebecca Olien
Capstone Press, 2011
ISBN: 1429671750
Ages 6-9

This story and its illustrations share a scientific look at bird migration. How birds know when and where to migrate is still a scientific mystery, but science continues to search out the answers to this question.

On the Wing: American Birds in Migration

By Carol Lerner
HarperCollins, 2001
ISBN: 0688166490
Age 8+

Travel along with various species of birds in North and South America. Learn about the dangers they face, the routes they follow, and the differences among species. Accurate scientific text, beautiful images, and colorful maps will help you to understand the migration process.