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Backyard Birding: Using Natural Gardening to Attract Birds
Synopses & Reviews
Bird watchers everywhere dream of a landscape filled with berry-laden branches, nesting spots among twining vines, and birds crowding their feeding stations. Let Backyard Birding show you how to lay out the welcome mat for your feathered friends by considering all of their needs, including year-round water, food, and shelter. Whether you're looking to create a hummingbird garden, install a water feature, create perches for birds, or simply let a corner of your property run wild, you'll find all of the inspiration and information you need here in Backyard Birding.
"Full of charming illustrations by my favorite bird artist, the prose is so interesting it almost flies off the page."--Russell Greenberg, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
About the Author
Julie Zickefoose, a magazine and book illustrator, began her career as a field biologist for the Nature Conservancy. Her monthly commentaries bring a glimpse of Appalachia to NPR's All Things Considered. Bird Watcher's Digest has published more than forty of her articles and seventeen cover paintings since 1986. She lives in Whipple, Ohio.
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