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Everything You Need to Know about Birding and Backyard Bird Attraction (Everything You Need to Know about)

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With equal measures of wit, scientific wisdom, and homespun common sense, Alan Pistorius makes his lifelong love of birds come alive for anyone who wants to take up birding as a hobby or merely gain more pleasure from the birds around the home, cottage, or camp. With diagrams, illustrations, and full-color photographs throughout, this is a completely revised and updated version of Pistorius's popular Country Journal Book of Birding and Bird Attraction. The author advises readers on how to make their back yards havens for local birds, what constitutes proper food for birds, what to look for in well-designed feeders, how to build appropriate houses, and how to make baths that birds will actually use. Pistorius's style is lighthearted and humorous, and he's never averse to directing a little gentle humor at the foibles of fellow devotees when they begin to take themselves and their hobby too seriously.

About the Author

Alan Pistorius is a freelance writer, natural historian, and ocassional college teacher. He is also the author of Cutting Hill: A Chronicle of a Family Farm. He lives in Lincoln, Vermont.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395892749
Author:
Pistorius, Alan
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - Guides
Subject:
Birds
Subject:
Bird watching
Subject:
Bird attracting
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Everything You Need to Know about
Publication Date:
December 1998
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9 x 7 x 0.44 in 1.15 lb

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