Garden Secrets for Attracting Birds provides information that readers can use to turn their yards and gardens into a mecca for birds. The book details the habits and tendencies of many popular North American birds and shows the plants and trees that attract specific species. Readers will find a combination of photography and beautifully rendered color illustrationsdepicting each type of bird.
About the Author
Freelance writer and editor Rachael Lanicci has long been an avid birder. She and her husband, Herb, live in New Rochelle, NY. Besides birding, she also enjoys tending their Japanese rock garden, hiking and camping, and simply enjoying the great outdoors. She is also the compiling editor of The Wisdom of Meerkats and The Wisdom of Wolves.
Table of ContentsGarden Secrets for Attracting BirdsTOCIntroductionBirdhouses and BirdbathsFeedersRecommended Trees and Plants for Your Bird GardenAmerican HollyBlueberryCosmosCrabappleCreeping PhloxDogwoodElderberryHackberryLilacMagnoliaServiceberrySunflowerSwitchgrassGuide to Favorite Backyard BirdsSparrowsLark SparrowSong SparrowWhite-crowned SparrowDark-eyed JuncoEastern TowheeIcteridsBobolinkRed-winged BlackbirdBaltimore OrioleOrchard OrioleWestern MeadowlarkFinchesAmerican GoldfinchHouse FinchBlack-headed GrosbeakBlue GrosbeakPine SiskiRed CrossbillRose-breasted GrosbeakMimids and WarblersGray CatbirdNorthern MockingbirdBlack and White WarblerYellow WarblerAmerican RedstartCorvidae and WaxwingsBlue JaySteller’s JayBlack-billed MagpieCommon RavenCedar WaxwingWoodpeckers and CuckoosDowny WoodpeckerPileated WoodpeckerRed-headed WoodpeckerNorthern FlickerYellow-billed CuckooSwallows and NuthatchesBarn SwallowChimney SwiftPurple MartinTree SwallowRed-breasted NuthatchTits and ThrushesBlack-capped ChickadeeBushtitTufted TitmouseAmerican RobinEastern/Western BluebirdFlycatchers, Treecreepers, and KingletsEastern PhoebeGreat Crested FlycatcherWestern KingbirdBrown CreeperGolden-crowned KingletCardinalidae, Vireos, and ShrikesIndigo BuntingNorthern CardinalSummer TanagerRed-eyed VireoLoggerhead ShrikeColumbidae and WrensMourning DoveHouse WrenHummingbirdsAnna's HummingbirdBlack-chinned HummingbirdRuby-throated HummingbirdDirectory of PlantsIndex/Credits
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This is one of the best plant/bird book I've read. I am planning my retirement bird paradise and this will be very helpful. Love it!