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Garden Secrets for Attracting Birds: A Bird-By-Bird Guide to Favored Plants

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Why attract birds to your yard? Their stunning natural beauty, the sweet melody of birdsong, their fascinating behaviors—not to mention their ability to help control insects—are just a few of the reasons to welcome these winged creatures to your outdoor space. Garden Secrets for Attracting Birds will show you how to do just that. Youll find ideas to help you

• Choose the right combination of plants, shrubs, and trees for your favorite birds

• Select the seed mixes and other treats each species fi nds irresistible

• Learn which types of bird feeders and shelters are preferred by hummingbirds, orioles, finches, swallows, and other beautiful, colorful birds.

Synopsis:

Garden Secrets for Attracting Birds provides information that readers can use to turn their yards and gardens into a mecca for birds.

Synopsis:

Garden Secrets for Attracting Birds provides information that readers can use to turn their yards and gardens into a mecca for birds. The book details the habits and tendencies of many popular North American birds and shows the plants and trees that attract specific species. Readers will find a combination of photography and beautifully rendered color illustrations depicting each type of bird.

About the Author

Freelance writer and editor Rachael Lanicci has long been an avid birder. She and her husband, Herb, live in New Rochelle, NY. Besides birding, she also enjoys tending their Japanese rock garden, hiking and camping, and simply enjoying the great outdoors. She is also the compiling editor of The Wisdom of Meerkats and The Wisdom of Wolves.

Table of Contents

Garden Secrets for Attracting Birds
 
TOC
 
Introduction
 
Birdhouses and Birdbaths
Feeders
 
Recommended Trees and Plants for Your Bird Garden
American Holly
Blueberry
Cosmos
Crabapple
Creeping Phlox
Dogwood
Elderberry
Hackberry
Lilac
Magnolia
Serviceberry
Sunflower
Switchgrass
 
Guide to Favorite Backyard Birds
Sparrows
Lark Sparrow
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Eastern Towhee 
 
Icterids
Bobolink
Red-winged Blackbird
Baltimore Oriole
Orchard Oriole
Western Meadowlark
 
Finches
American Goldfinch
House Finch
Black-headed Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak
Pine Siski
Red Crossbill
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
 
Mimids and Warblers
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Black and White Warbler
Yellow Warbler
American Redstart
 
Corvidae and Waxwings
Blue Jay
Stellers Jay
Black-billed Magpie
Common Raven
Cedar Waxwing
 
Woodpeckers and Cuckoos
Downy Woodpecker
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-headed Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
 
Swallows and Nuthatches
Barn Swallow
Chimney Swift
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Red-breasted Nuthatch
 
Tits and Thrushes
Black-capped Chickadee
Bushtit
Tufted Titmouse
American Robin
Eastern/Western Bluebird
 
Flycatchers, Treecreepers, and Kinglets
Eastern Phoebe
Great Crested Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Brown Creeper
Golden-crowned Kinglet
 
Cardinalidae, Vireos, and Shrikes
Indigo Bunting
Northern Cardinal
Summer Tanager
Red-eyed Vireo
Loggerhead Shrike
 
Columbidae and Wrens
Mourning Dove
House Wren
 
Hummingbirds
Anna's Hummingbird
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
 
Directory of Plants
 
Index/Credits

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580114356
Author:
Lanicci, Rachael
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Author:
Purcell, Lisa
Author:
Gardening
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - General
Subject:
Birdwatching Guides
Subject:
Birds
Subject:
Bird attracting
Subject:
bird
Subject:
Garden
Subject:
Plant
Subject:
Gardening-Landscape and Design
Edition Description:
Green
Series:
Gardening
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10.50x8.30x.60 in. 1.25 lbs.

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Garden Secrets for Attracting Birds provides information that readers can use to turn their yards and gardens into a mecca for birds. The book details the habits and tendencies of many popular North American birds and shows the plants and trees that attract specific species. Readers will find a combination of photography and beautifully rendered color illustrations depicting each type of bird.
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