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7 edition of Attracting Birds found in the catalog.

Attracting Birds

by Elaine Butler

  • 380 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Lone Pine Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds & Birdwatching - Guides,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Nature,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Nature/Ecology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPhillip Kennedy (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8342675M
    ISBN 100919433871
    ISBN 109780919433878
    OCLC/WorldCa23052242

    “For all South Floridians concerned about vanishing stopover habitat and hoping to contribute to the re-greening of Florida in their own backyards, Attracting Birds to South Florida Gardens is essential reading.” – Brian Rapoza, author of Birding Florida. Re-greening is a community effort, please help spread the word! Attracting the widest variety of wild birds to your own backyard can be very rewarding if you follow some basic guidelines. There are four (4) elements to offer in your backyard to ensure numerous and frequent visits by wild birds.

    Attracting Birds, Butterflies, and Other Backyard Wildl. This is a wonderful book. Not only do you learn about beautiful plants you can grow in your yard, you also learn about birds, butterflies, and other types of wildlife that lives in your yard.5/5(5). Attracting birds to your yard is a great way to bring the birds in close where you can view them on a regular basis, and you're helping wild birds by providing food, water and shelter. We have some great book recommendations that will show you how to do everything from setting up a simple bird feeding station to establishing a complete backyard.

    Some of the seed-eating birds you can attract include doves, quail, finches, sparrows, cardinals, and Pyrrhuloxias. Here are a few of the best plants for attracting desert birds to your garden: Baja fairy duster (Calliandra californica), hailing from Mexico's Baja peninsula, produces red-tufted flowers that mature into little seedpods enjoyed. We don't sell books directly through If you'd like to buy Attracting Birds, please visit one of the online retailers above or give us a call and we'll take care of you. Support local businesses when you can! Storey Direct:


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Shipping within Continental USA Very Good: A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers.

No missing Seller Rating: % positive. No space is too small for helping birds, and this book tells you how to do it."--Stephen D. Pearson, director, University of Miami’s John C. Gifford Arboretum "For all South Floridians concerned about vanishing stopover habitat and hoping to contribute to the re-greening of Florida in their own backyards, Attracting Birds to South Florida.

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Attracting Birds to South Florida Gardens James A. Kushlan and Kirsten Hines Drawing on their many years of creating bird habitats in South Florida, James Kushlan and Kirsten Hines offer practical, ecologically sound advice for creating gardens that will provide fruit, flowers, insects, and shelter for birds throughout the year.

Attracting Birds to South Florida."extensive information on attracting birds, butterflies and sundry creatures to your little piece of paradise.” “The purpose of this book is to teach the reader how to restore or create a wildlife habitat in his/her own yard ” “The projects described are fundamental and elementary, suited for family participation.” “This is a very helpful book for someone who wishes to enhance Pages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Baker, John Hopkinson, Audubon guide to attracting birds.

Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Doran,