For the Birds!: A Handy Guide to Attracting Birds to Your Backyard

For the Birds!: A Handy Guide to Attracting Birds to Your Backyard

by Anne Moyer Halpin, National Wildlife Federation Staff
     
 

If you count yourself among the millions of people who claim bird-watching and gardening as their favorite outdoor activities, you'll rejoice in Anne Halpin's simple, practical guide to shaping environments birds will love. Whether you have a fire escape feeder, a courtyard bath, or a country grove, you'll find many handy tips from an experienced gardening writer and… See more details below

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If you count yourself among the millions of people who claim bird-watching and gardening as their favorite outdoor activities, you'll rejoice in Anne Halpin's simple, practical guide to shaping environments birds will love. Whether you have a fire escape feeder, a courtyard bath, or a country grove, you'll find many handy tips from an experienced gardening writer and the nation's premier nonprofit nature conservation group. Learn how to landscape with plants that offer a natural food supply, nesting materials, and shelter; mix the bird feed your favorite birds like best; protect birds from predators; and create a backyard birding journal. Halpin teaches you how to combine all these elements for the optimal backyard birding experience and also includes a handy list of resources for further information on birds and gardening for birds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805040647
Publisher:
Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/1996
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
88
Product dimensions:
4.47(w) x 6.01(h) x 0.27(d)

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