This fascinating take-along reference is the most knowledgeable companion a birder could have! In The Bird Watching Answer Book, Laura Erickson answers hundreds of real-life questions sent in to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the world’s foremost authority on birds. Here you’ll find expert answers to all of your questions about bird watching techniques and equipment, bird feeding and housing, helping birds in trouble, protecting habitats, and more. You’ll also discover how (and why) birds do the things they do, from singing and flying to migrating and reproducing. Answers to more than 200 common and not-so-common bird questions in a handy pocket-sized book. Organized into three sections: watching and feeding birds, bird behavior, and bird biology.