Garden Secrets for Attracting Birds: A Bird-by-Bird Guide to Favored Plants

Garden Secrets for Attracting Birds: A Bird-by-Bird Guide to Favored Plants

by Rachael Lanicci


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Garden Secrets for Attracting Birds provides information that readers can use to turn their yards and gardens into a mecca for birds. The book details the habits and tendencies of many popular North American birds and shows the plants and trees that attract specific species. Readers will find a combination of photography and beautifully rendered color illustrations depicting each type of bird.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580114356
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/04/2010
Series: Gardening
Edition description: First
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 10 Years

About the Author

Freelance writer and editor Rachael Lanicci has long been an avid birder. She and her husband, Herb, live in New Rochelle, NY. Besides birding, she also enjoys tending their Japanese rock garden, hiking and camping, and simply enjoying the great outdoors. She is also the compiling editor of The Wisdom of Meerkats and The Wisdom of Wolves.

Table of Contents

Garden Secrets for Attracting Birds TOC Introduction Birdhouses and BirdbathsFeeders Recommended Trees and Plants for Your Bird GardenAmerican HollyBlueberryCosmosCrabappleCreeping PhloxDogwoodElderberryHackberryLilacMagnoliaServiceberrySunflowerSwitchgrass Guide to Favorite Backyard BirdsSparrowsLark SparrowSong SparrowWhite-crowned SparrowDark-eyed JuncoEastern Towhee  IcteridsBobolinkRed-winged BlackbirdBaltimore OrioleOrchard OrioleWestern Meadowlark FinchesAmerican GoldfinchHouse FinchBlack-headed GrosbeakBlue GrosbeakPine SiskiRed CrossbillRose-breasted Grosbeak Mimids and WarblersGray CatbirdNorthern MockingbirdBlack and White WarblerYellow WarblerAmerican Redstart Corvidae and WaxwingsBlue JaySteller’s JayBlack-billed MagpieCommon RavenCedar Waxwing Woodpeckers and CuckoosDowny WoodpeckerPileated WoodpeckerRed-headed WoodpeckerNorthern FlickerYellow-billed Cuckoo Swallows and NuthatchesBarn SwallowChimney SwiftPurple MartinTree SwallowRed-breasted Nuthatch Tits and ThrushesBlack-capped ChickadeeBushtitTufted TitmouseAmerican RobinEastern/Western Bluebird Flycatchers, Treecreepers, and KingletsEastern PhoebeGreat Crested FlycatcherWestern KingbirdBrown CreeperGolden-crowned Kinglet Cardinalidae, Vireos, and ShrikesIndigo BuntingNorthern CardinalSummer TanagerRed-eyed VireoLoggerhead Shrike Columbidae and WrensMourning DoveHouse Wren HummingbirdsAnna's HummingbirdBlack-chinned HummingbirdRuby-throated Hummingbird Directory of Plants Index/Credits

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