Join Julie Zickefoose for a journey into the not-so-secret lives of this favorite family of birds. From the dinky downy to the cackling pileated, Julie offers a definitive account of woodpeckers, describing their food preferences, housing choices, and sometimes baffling behavior. 32-page guide packed with practical, easy-to-understand information, color photographs, and useful tips.
A beautiful film about Honey the hummingbird and her brood. Sensitively and exquisitely filmed with stunning close-ups, documentary filmakers Noriko and Don Carroll follow a mother hummingbird whose nest has been built on a clothesline under their porch roof. Honey, the female black chinned hummingbird, repairs last yearâ€™s nest and then raises her new brood, all shown in incredible closeupsâ€"beginning with the eggs hatching and continuing as they learn to preen and practice with their wings. Youâ€™ll fall in love with Honey as she nurtures her babies and bravely protects them from the family catâ€"until finally they take their first flight.45 minutes long, including a special "Making Of" featurette with the authors and a hummingbird slideshow. An amazing and totally enjoyable experience!
The Backyard Bird Watcher's Answer Guide answers 101 of the most-often-asked questions about birds. Bird Watcher's Digest editor Bill Thompson, III has compiled material from the magazine's decades of answering questions, offering tips and solving problems for backyard bird watchers. Each 32-page guide in the Backyard Booklet Series is packed with practical, easy-to-understand information, color photographs, and useful tips.
Easily identify the birds at your feeder with this handy guide. Features full color photographs of 90 backyard birds, each accompanied by a description of their appearance, food preferences, range and how they compare with other, similar birds. Also includes a feeder guide, explaining the feeders that attract each type of bird. Makes the perfect addition to a gift of feeders or seed. Paperback, 33 pages. Color photographs.
A helpful guide to understanding beautiful Northern Cardinals! Learn how to attract, feed, please and protect this North American treasure. This booklet offers wonderful color photographs to illustrate the Northern Cardinal's behavior, feeding habits, and more! (32-page, full-color booklet).
Did you know that 85 species of North American birds use nest boxes or natural cavities? Author Scott Shalaway reveals the lessons he's learned in years of backyard study. You'll find out what works and what doesn't work and you'll get species profiles of the most prolific cavity nesters. And the beautiful photographs that accompany the text will amaze and delight you. 32-page, full-color booklet.
How can you get a young person to pick up binoculars? Get them this brand new colorful booklet! With fresh content that taps their imagination and directs it toward the fascinating world of birds, Bird Watching for Kids speaks to them in their terms. Identification cues, equipment tips, backyard projects, "awesome" facts, they're all right here. This booklet can help you set a young birder on the right path, so get one today!
The perfect bluebird landlord manual! Learn how to get the greatest number of healthy bluebirds and the most enjoyment from your bluebird boxes. Dazzling color photographs and illustrations make this comprehensive handbook an outstanding value. (32-page, full-color booklet)
Learn about these little "flying jewels".Completely revised by hummingbird expert Nancy Newfield, this booklet includes the latest in feeding and gardening tips, plus profiles of more than a dozen common backyard hummer species. Jammed full of color photographs and useful info, this booklet is your ticket to being a happy host to hummers.
A great backyard bird sanctuary starts from the ground up. Water, food, nesting habitat, cover-all the essentials are addressed by David Donnelly in this groundbreaking effort. You'll bring in the birds and have endless hours of enjoyment. 32-page, full-color booklet.
This book will enlighten any backyard bird-feeding enthusiast. It's filled with practical tips-everything from suet to nuts. Author Julie Zickefoose shares her secrets for setting up a feeding station that will bring your yard to life. 32-page, full-color booklet.