Name That Bird: A Simple Approach to Identifying Your Backyard Friends

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Want to know who's gracing your backyard feeders but overwhelmed by the dozens of massive field guides out there? By exploring only the most common birds likely to be seen in North America's backyards, Name That Bird takes a simple approach to discovering who is frolicking in your birdbath and which species is scrambling after your cranberry seed mix. Filled with stunning four-color illustrations and silhouettes of more than 150 different birds-along with detailed descriptions of color, markings, behavior, ...

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Overview

Want to know who's gracing your backyard feeders but overwhelmed by the dozens of massive field guides out there? By exploring only the most common birds likely to be seen in North America's backyards, Name That Bird takes a simple approach to discovering who is frolicking in your birdbath and which species is scrambling after your cranberry seed mix. Filled with stunning four-color illustrations and silhouettes of more than 150 different birds-along with detailed descriptions of color, markings, behavior, habitat, size, and song-Name That Bird will help you quickly and easily identify that large brown tree climber, tufted blue fruit eater, or tiny yellow groundfeeder.

In addition, this innovative guide is packed with advice on:

  • Plants and trees birds love
  • Nesting and migration patterns
  • Favorite foods for specific species
  • Distinctive behavioral patterns
  • The best habitats for attracting your favorite birds
  • And much more!

Once you know just who your friends are, you can start building the perfect backyard haven!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781606523353
  • Publisher: Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
  • Publication date: 8/4/2011
  • Pages: 120
  • Sales rank: 683,837
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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More than 8 million passionate outdoor fans flock to Birds & Blooms for down-to-earth advice and groundbreaking ideas on gardening and birding. Since the premiere issue in 1995, Birds & Blooms magazine has been celebrating the beauty of your won backyard with stunning photos of birds, gardens and butterflies, and the most beautiful home landscapes across North America.

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