The National Audubon Society North American Birdfeeder Handbook by Robert Burton
The complete guide to feeding and observing birds.
Birds are the most visible and entertaining form of wildlife. These colorful visitors provide hours of entertainment as they feed, bathe, court, and nest. With minimal effort, you can attract birds to your yard by providing food, water, and nestboxes.
Detailed Bird Profiles: The National Audubon Society North American Birdfeeder Handbook will teach you all about the birds in your backyard. Illustrated with more than 500 beautiful color photographs, it will show you how to identify, attract, and feed birds; how to build bird houses, nestboxes, and feeders or where to buy them; and why these backyard visitors behave the way they do. Included are 80 profiles of the most commonly observed birds in North America, with details of their nesting habits, songs, and feeding preferences.
Attracting Birds: In addition, the National Audubon Society North American Birdfeeder Handbook contains full details on how to create a bird-friendly environment in your yard. It explains which winter and summer foods to give birds, the importance of providing water in birdbaths and ponds, how to buy and build feeders and antisquirrel devices how to site and maintain nestboxes.Endorsed by the National Audubon Society, America's most effective grassroots environmental organization, this is the most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated birdfeeding guide ever.