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The Backyard Bird-Lover's Guide: Attracting, Nesting, Feeding
Paperback - English

Whether you'd like to wake up to a cheery robin's birdsong or see hummingbirds in your garden, Jan Mahnken has you covered. In this colorful reference book, you'll find simple tips to attract, feed, and observe 135 American bird species. Mahnken provides information on territory, courtship, nesting, parenting, and much more, while Jeffrey C. Domm brings each species to life with stunningly detailed paintings.

...An information-packed reference to attracting, feeding, and appreciating a wide variety of birds in your yard.

Whether you want to attract hummingbirds to your garden or bluebirds to your nesting box, this colorful guide is brimming with information on attracting and understanding backyard birds. You'll learn how to feed them, house them, provide nesting materials, and keep them coming back year after year.

Along with beautiful, detailed paintings by Jeffrey C. Domm and a foreword by Ren, Laubach of the Massachusetts Audubon Society, The Backyard Bird-Lover's Guide features a reference section with closeups of more than 135 species and their feeding and nesting habits. And there's much more:

-- A guide to feeders and food, and who eats what

-- A chapter on providing nestboxes for bluebirds, martins, owls, woodpeckers, wrens, wood ducks, and more

-- How to create gardens that attract birds

-- Tips on deterring cats, squirrels, and undesirable birds

-- How to identify nests and eggs - and what to do with a fallen nestling

-- Details of the family life of birds

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25.30cm x 17.68cm x 1.65cm
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About Author

Mahnken, Jan
Mahnken grew up in Ashfield, Massachusetts, where she fell in love with birds.

Domm, Jeffrey C.
JEFFREY C. DOMM has had a lifelong interest in nature and wildlife. Over the past two decades he has illustrated more than 20 wildlife books, including the bestselling "Formac Pocketguide to Nova Scotia Birds" series. He lives and works close to the shores of Halifax Harbour, in the village of Cow Bay, Nova Scotia.

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