What's in our neighborhood?

How would you describe your neighborhood to someone who has never visited? Brainstorm about 10 phrases to describe your habitat, such as lots of trees, some tall buildings, many trees, blacktop everywhere, etc.
1.many trees in neighborhood
2.an elementary school building
3.a playground
4.a mansion next door with trees and grassy lawn
5.a major roadway on one side
6.plenty of wide open space
7.near the Hudson River
8.tall buildings within a mile
9.some trees lend to nesting very well
10.some noise from local traffic

Write an overall description of your habitat, including a photos if you can.

A friendly and bright habitat

What features make our neighborhood a suitable place for birds?

Think about the availability of food, water and shelter.
A river and plenty of wide open grassy space with trees

What birds do you regularly see on your bird counts?

You may want to record data from your "Count Birds for Science" lesson.
robins and jays