The Backyard Bird-Lover's Guide: An Information-Packed Reference To Attracting, Feeding, And Appreciating A Wide Variety Of Birds In Your Yard
1996. Jan Mahnken. 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. Key features include a guide to feeders and food, and who eats what, a chapter on providing nestboxes for different species, how to create gardens that attract birds, tips on deterring cats, squirrels, and undesirable birds, how to identify nests and eggs, and details of the family life of birds. Covers more than 135 species. 310 pages, soft cover, color illustrations.