Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 175 field guides, nature books, children’s books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 25 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations. Stan can be followed on Facebook and Twitter. He can be contacted via www.naturesmart.com.
Amazing Hummingbirds: Unique Images and Characteristicsby Stan Tekiela
Hummingbirds are wondrous and beautiful. Watching them in action is almost magical. Professional naturalist and wildlife photographer Stan Tekiela adores them, and this adoration led him to spend more than 10 years traveling across the United States to observe and photograph the various species. Here, he has documented every aspect of their lives, from first flight and feeding to migration and mating. His dazzling photography captures the allure of these beloved backyard visitors, while the book’s headings and small blocks of text make for easy yet informative reading. This combination of images and insight results in a one-of-a-kind browsing experience. Your coffee table won’t be complete without Amazing Hummingbirds.
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