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Brand New! Outdoor Hour Challenge-Western Tanager Bird Study

Western Tanager Bird Study

Last year was the first time we ever had Western tanagers at our backyard feeders. It was thrilling to see their vibrant color after such a long stretch of winter birds. I invite you to complete this study to prepare for the possible observation of a tanager in your near future.

western tanager may 2019

Here’s an idea to get you started:

Please note that I won’t be posting the complete challenge here on the blog, but you will find the detailed challenge in the Forest Fun ebook that’s available both in the Ultimate Naturalist and Journey level memberships. Sign into your account and download the ebook for the details, more links, a coloring page, and notebook pages.

Outdoor Hour Challenge Western Tanaer bird Study

Note: An alternate or additional study this week could be the American Goldfinch or the Baltimore Oriole.


Forest Fun ebook cover graphic

We’re working through the Forest Fun ebook which is a brand new series of nature studies featuring things you might find in the forest. It’s not too late to join us by purchasing an Ultimate Naturalist or Journey level membership.

Topics in this ebook include:


Skunk Cabbage


Common Raven

California Quail

Western Tanager

Black Bear





Join Us Ultimate Naturalist January 2020

If you don’t have a membership yet, you can click the graphic above and join today for immediate access to the 25 ebooks and so much more! Remember that all levels, even the Discovery level membership, include access to all of the archived newsletters!


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