An informative and eye-catching reference book for beginner and intermediate backyard bird enthusiasts.
The Backyard Birdwatcher's Bible is that rare type of book, one that is as packed with information as it is pleasing to look at. An elegant aesthetic is paired with practical tips on identifying, attracting, and caring for backyard birds, as well as crafting bird-friendly gardens and bird houses. With additional sections focused on everything from the bird life cycle to bird behavior, symbolism, and meaning in art, this authoritative book is brimming with engaging answers to all of your birdwatching questions.
Lucidly written, informative, and packed with color photographs, this book pairs a sumptuous aesthetic with advice on identifying and attracting backyard birds of North America, as well as discovering more about the evolution, history, and art of birds of the world. With detailed visual profiles of key birds, readers will learn how to identify birds by their colors, calls, and behavior, plus the best equipment and resources to use, how to create bird-friendly gardens and birdhouses, choosing the ideal food for bird types by season, and how we can become better bird advocates.