Bridging the Americas

Migratory bird art by students from the United States and Mexico

Prothonotary Warbler by Caleb, 6th grade, Benito Juarez School, Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Mexico. Drawn for Bridging the Americas.

To celebrate the advance of autumn, Birdscope is featuring Neotropical migratory bird art by students in the United States and Mexico. “Bridging the Americas” is a Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center program that links elementary school classes in Maryland with classes in Latin America and the Caribbean through the exchange of artwork and letters about Neotropical migratory birds.

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Suggested citation: Bridging the Americas. Birdscope, newsletter of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Autumn 2001.

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