Hummingbirds of the American West

Hummingbirds of the American West

by Lynn Hassler Kaufman, Karshner Kaufman
     
 

The American Southwest offers prime habitat for hummingbirds. Indeed, of the sixteen species of hummingbirds resident in North America, all but one either nest in or migrate through the region. In Hummingbirds of the American West, birding authority Lynn Hassler Kaufman describes in detail the field marks, behavioral characteristics, and habitat requirements of each…  See more details below

Overview

The American Southwest offers prime habitat for hummingbirds. Indeed, of the sixteen species of hummingbirds resident in North America, all but one either nest in or migrate through the region. In Hummingbirds of the American West, birding authority Lynn Hassler Kaufman describes in detail the field marks, behavioral characteristics, and habitat requirements of each species. Extraordinary color photographs also capture these fascinating birds in flight, feeding, and nesting. Hummingbirds of the American West identifies prime locations in the deserts and "sky island" mountain ranges of the American Southwest where avid birders are most likely to encounter these remarkable creatures. For resident bird lovers who also have a green thumb, Lynn Hassler Kaufman describes how to create a "hummingbird garden" with native plants that are sure to attract their attention. 60 color photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781887896276
Publisher:
Rio Nuevo Publishers
Publication date:
01/14/2002
Series:
Natural History Series
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.21(d)

Meet the Author

Lynn Hassler has been birding for over 25 years. She is the author of Birds of the American Southwest and Hummingbirds of the American West. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.

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