Backyard Birdwatching in Boston is an all-in-one essential tool for residents of Eastern Massachusetts who want to attract and support avian visitors to their backyards. With introductions to birding, gardening, housing, and feeding, readers will learn the basics of birdwatching and receive tips on how to best care for the species commonly found in greater Boston. The guide includes beautiful color illustrations of the most frequently observed backyard birds with notes on sizes and distinguishing markings. Developed in collaboration with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is derived from the All About Birds Pocket Guide Series, a collection of 15 titles on watching, attracting and feeding birds, nests and eggs, and regional identification guides. Laminated for durability, Backyard Birdwatching in Boston is essential to the backpacks and libraries of Eastern Massachusetts birders of all levels. Made in the USA.www.waterfordpress.com
About the Author
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh’s path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.