Birdwatching is a pastime shared by millions of people. Now you can enjoy your favorite hobby close to home by making your backyard a destination for birds. Donald S. Heintzelman, a preeminent ornithologist and nature photographer, tells you all you need to know about bird identification, bird feeders, houses, and baths, protective trees and shrubs, and how to garden to make your backyard attractive to many different species of birds.
More and more gardeners are emphasizing the use of native plants to enhance backyard environments, which is crucial to protecting and restoring bird habitats. Success stories from birders across the country who have created outstanding backyards are included, along with garden and landscape plans and plant lists for various regions of the country. You'll also find sources for Internet websites and links, and contact information for retailers and manufacturers of birdwatching equipment, and birdwatching organizations and government agencies.
Comprehensive and inviting, The Complete Backyard Birdwatcher's Home Companion is the perfect resource to help you gain a greater appreciation of the wonders of nature right in your own backyard.
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Donald S. Heintzelman has written over 250 articles and 14 books on birdwatching, and has traveled the world studying and photographing wildlife. He was an elected member of the American Ornithologists' Union, a curator of ornithology at the New Jersey State Museum, Associate Curator at the William Penn Memorial Museum, and Executive Director and President of the Wildlife Information Center. He now writes books and newspaper nature columns full-time.
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Book Description International Marine Publishing, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071345205
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Book Description International Marine Publishing, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-003-50-1707001