Synopses & Reviews
Bird Feeding Basics is a simplified introduction to attracting and identifying North America's most common backyard birds. Subjects covered include feeder selection, the types of feeder foods that attract certain species, and how to make your backyard more bird-friendly by providing water, shelter, food and plants that provide birds with food during each season and safe places to nest. In addition, it features beautiful illustrations of more than 50 common species. This convenient guide is an ideal, portable source of practical information and ideal for field use. Made in the USA.
Presented in a sophisticated and durable format, these handy, waterproof reference guides are a great source of portable and accessible information for anyone with an interest in wild birds, from youths to adults. This review examines feeder selection and placement, the seasonal feeds of common backyard birds, and how to make a yard more bird-friendly, in addition to featuring images of 50 of the most common North American backyard feeder birds.
Backyard birdfeeders play an increasingly important part in the North American songbird migration. Bird Feeding Basics is the perfect introductory guide to attracting birds to your back yard. More than 50 common species are highlighted, along with types of food and habitat that attracts and protects birds.
About the Author
Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.