Birds in your Backyard

Birds in your Backyard

A Bird Lover's Guide to Creating A Garden Sanctuary

Book - 2009
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Penguin Putnam
Turn your backyard into a blissful bird sanctuary-create an appealing habitat to attract birds and watch them thrive.
This indispensable guide for bird enthusiasts is a comprehensive and richly illustrated volume-with over 600 full-color photos. Together with a little careful planning and planting you can turn your yard into a bird and butterfly oasis. It's several books in one:
* An A-to-Z landscaping guide to identify over 75 flowers and plants
* A field guide includes over 170 varieties of birds and butterflies with key
information on: how to identify them by their markings, how they behave, and which feeder foods they like the best
* A bird-watching guide to understand the basics of bird-watching and what equipment might be needed to observe or photograph birds

Plus, a how-to guide filled with step-by-step instructions for easy-to-build projects. Learn how-to:
* Plant your garden with bird-friendly trees, plants, hedges, ground cover, seed- producing flowers, and fruit-bearing shrubs and vines
* Build and mount your own birdhouses, boxes, perches, and shelters
* Identify the best plants for creating nesting sites; grow bird seed; and add a birdbath or pond

Let Birds in Your Backyard reveal its secrets for creating an irresistible garden and welcoming landscape alive with birds and butterflies.




Baker & Taylor
A guide to creating an appealing habitat for birds and butterflies includes an A-to-Z landscaping guide, a field guide to more than 170 bird and butterfly varieties, and instructions for building birdhouses and birdbaths.

Baker
& Taylor

A guide to creating an appealing habitat for birds and butterflies includes an A-to-Z landscaping guide, a field guide to more than 170 bird and butterfly varieties, and instructions for building birdhouses and birdbaths. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Simon and Schuster
Turn your backyard into a blissful bird sanctuary-create an appealing habitat to attract birds and watch them thrive.
This indispensable guide for bird enthusiasts is a comprehensive and richly illustrated volume-with over 600 full-color photos. Together with a little careful planning and planting you can turn your yard into a bird and butterfly oasis. It's several books in one:
* An A-to-Z landscaping guide to identify over 75 flowers and plants
* A field guide includes over 170 varieties of birds and butterflies with key
information on: how to identify them by their markings, how they behave, and which feeder foods they like the best
* A bird-watching guide to understand the basics of bird-watching and what equipment might be needed to observe or photograph birds

Plus, a how-to guide filled with step-by-step instructions for easy-to-build projects. Learn how-to:
* Plant your garden with bird-friendly trees, plants, hedges, ground cover, seed- producing flowers, and fruit-bearing shrubs and vines
* Build and mount your own birdhouses, boxes, perches, and shelters
* Identify the best plants for creating nesting sites; grow bird seed; and add a birdbath or pond

Let Birds in Your Backyard reveal its secrets for creating an irresistible garden and welcoming landscape alive with birds and butterflies.

Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. ; Montréal : Reader's Digest, 2009, c2005
ISBN: 9780762109975
0762109971
Branch Call Number: 639.978 Dol
Characteristics: 272 p. : col. ill., col. maps
Alternative Title: Birds & blooms

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MilesP Oct 05, 2012

This was really helpful. Just what I was looking for. I like the magazine, too.

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Mar 07, 2010

Comprehensive. No matter what the habitat in your yard, this book tells you how to enhance it, if necessary, to attract birds. There is a section on identifying birds, and another on bird-attracting flowers.
A Birds and Blooms book. Their magazine is fun to read.

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