The Hummingbird Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying,and Enjoying Hummingbirds

Paperback | September 19, 1989

byDonald Stokes, Lillian Stokes

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Attract amazing hummingbirds to your backyard! With this comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide, you'll find it easy to attract these tiny jewel-like birds to your own yard. The Stokes Hummingbird Book provides all the information you need to bring hummingbirds up close, identify them, and understand their fascinating and varied behavior. The book includes: * Range maps and full-color photographs to help you identify and locate hummingbirds * Information on how to select the proper feeders, what to use in them, when to put them up, and when to take them down * Advice on what flowers to plant to attract hummingbirds in your part of the country * Amazing facts about hummingbirds, such as how fast they fly and how much they weigh * Guidelines for photographing hummingbirds * Complete information on hummingbird behavior, including flight displays, breeding habits, and feeding * A special section on attracting orioles, with photographs and behavior guides for each of the eight species found in North America * A resource list for hummingbird supplies.

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Attract amazing hummingbirds to your backyard! With this comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide, you'll find it easy to attract these tiny jewel-like birds to your own yard. The Stokes Hummingbird Book provides all the information you need to bring hummingbirds up close, identify them, and understand their fascinating and varied ...

Lillian Stokes is one of the most trusted names in bird & nature writing. She divides her time between Carlisle, Massachusetts & Sanibel, Florida.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:89 pages, 11 × 8.75 × 0.25 inPublished:September 19, 1989Publisher:Little, Brown And Company

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316817155

ISBN - 13:9780316817158

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Informative This book was purchased as part of a birthday gift for my Mother's 80th. I have the same book and have found it very useful and informative over the years. Now my Mom can enjoy the world of Hummingbirds in her beautiful garden.
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