Watching backyard birds is fascinating. Free realistic bird coloring pages are perfect for young bird lovers. A fun way to practice art while learning about different species of birds!
A fun way to use these sheets is to make your own bird coloring book. Click the button below the image to download the coloring page.
Take the pages outside and color while observing bird species in your area. Field guides for kids are a great way to identify birds.
Kids can try to identify the beautiful birds they spot outside.
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Bird Coloring Sheets
Featuring common backyard birds including: a Northern Cardinal, Blue Jay, American Robin, and a woodpecker. Don't forget to print off a few for yourself, coloring is a relaxing activity for adults and kids.
Depending on your location, kids can spot bright red cardinals hidden in evergreens during the winter. Often found as a pair, the female is lighter red while the male is bright crimson.
Perched on a tree branch, this cardinal is enjoy resting in his free time. When hidden in the branches, you have to look closely to find them.
American robins bring in the spring up here in New England. The arrival of this beautiful song bird means winter is almost over!
These cute birds often fly in groups. After a rain storm, robins hunt for worms in the wet grass.
Pileated woodpeckers use their long beaks to capture insects found within trees. In comparison, the Downy woodpecker is a little bird. It joyfully hops around tree trunks while it hunts for food.
Fun Fact: There are 23 different species of Woodpeckers in North America (source).
There is no denying, the blue jays steal the show with their loud calls. Bold and bright, they stand out with their royal blue and white feathers and long tails.
Their loud calls can be heard over the sounds of other birds in the snowy forest.
A great way for kids to enjoy birds in the winter is to use these coloring pages of birds while watching birds in real life out the window.
Even better, if the weather is nice, take along a clipboard and some art supplies and color outside. Older kids along with toddlers can benefit from getting fresh air while coloring these bird pictures.
The page above features a bald eagle soaring above the forest. These large birds of prey are truly majestic. Their bright white head and tail feathers stand out when flying in the sky.
Color and Write
Young learners will enjoy writing the word bird while coloring. Kids love identifying different letters when learning how to read.
Pairing coloring sheets with books and real life observations are a great way to get your children interested in nature. For book ideas, check out our bookshop linked below.
These printables were created by Nature Inspired Learning and are for personal use only in your home, classroom, or public library. All of these free printable bird coloring pages are for non-commercial use. See full disclosure. Have questions, send me an email at julie (at) natureinspiredlearning (dot) com