Hummingbird Gardens: Turning Your Yard into Hummingbird Heavenby Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden Botanists Staff
Hummingbirds are some of nature's loveliest and most enchanting creatures. This guide to creating gardens that will lure them includes an illustrated encyclopedia of plants that are magnets for the tiniest birds on the planet. Each of the two dozen species found in the United States and Canada are profiled and illustrated with spectacular photos and descriptions of their life spans and habits. Also included are lists of where to find more information-from bird sanctuaries and Web sites to plant suppliers organized by region. Stephen W. Kress is the director of the National Audubon Society's Seabird Restoration Program and an instructor at the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. He is the editor of Bird Gardens and the author of The Audubon Society Bird Gardens and The Audubon Society Guide to Attracting Birds. He lives in Ithaca, New York.
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