Bird is the Word


FACES October 2020. Birds are one of the most diverse species on Earth. Read about birds from around the world.

FACES has gone to the birds! Get to know our feathered friends with this colorful and informative edition of FACES Magazine that focuses on birds of the world.


Birds are among the most diverse creatures on earth, with almost 10,000 known different species. See how birds fly, meet birds who fly for up to 10 months at a time, and get to know birds who have never taken flight. Meet the people who help rehabilitate injured birds and delve into the worlds of crows and cranes. And top it all off with an eggscellent matching bird and egg game.   


Enjoy features including:

  • Beautiful Birds: A Lesson in Diversity by Mary Rudzinski
  • Bird of Fire: Looking for the Phoenix by Marcia Amidon Lusted
  • Caring for Wounded Winged Friends by Deepa Jain
  • Quote the Raven: Nevermore by Susan Berk Koch
  • Do the Crane Dance by Erin K. Schonauer and Jamie C. Schonauer
  • Port Lockroy: Where Penguins are Your Nearest Neighbors by Rebecca Szulhan
  • Birds of Philippine Myth retold by Felinda Villamor Bagas


Regular features include High Five, At a Glance, Critter Corner, Where in the World, A Closer Look, Your Turn, Dear Kylie, Art Connection, Say What?, One Last Face, Contest, and a crossword puzzle.