Birds in Your Backyard: A Bird Lover's Guide to Creating a Garden Sanctuary

Birds in Your Backyard: A Bird Lover's Guide to Creating a Garden Sanctuary

by Robert Dolezal
     
 

Birds in Your Backyard is a bird lover's guide to creating a bird and garden sanctuary in your own backyard with a step-by-step guide for easy-to-build projects.

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

Overview

Birds in Your Backyard is a bird lover's guide to creating a bird and garden sanctuary in your own backyard with a step-by-step guide for easy-to-build projects.

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762109975
Publisher:
Reader's Digest
Publication date:
02/05/2009
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Robert J. Dolezal has more than 34 years experience in every aspect of publishing. He was formerly publisher of Ortho Books and has authored several books including Reader's Digest Where the Birds Are. Dolezal has produced articles and photographs for publications such as National Geographic and Time.

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