Midwestern Birds: Backyard Guide - Watching - Feeding - Landscaping - Nurturing - Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota

Midwestern Birds Backyard Guide Watching Feeding Landscaping Nurturing Indiana Ohio Iowa Illinois Michigan Wisconsin Minnesota Kentucky Missouri Arkansas Kansas Oklahoma Nebraska North Dakota South Dakota From the editor of the nation s premier birding magazine a no nonsense no fluff quick guide to the birds you see every day Of all the classic American pastimes perhaps none is as widely accessible

  • Title: Midwestern Birds: Backyard Guide - Watching - Feeding - Landscaping - Nurturing - Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota
  • Author: Bill Thompson III
  • ISBN: 9781591865599
  • Page: 296
  • Format: Paperback
  • From the editor of the nation s premier birding magazine, a no nonsense, no fluff quick guide to the birds you see every day Of all the classic American pastimes, perhaps none is as widely accessible as watching birds Our unusually vast, diverse environmental landscape supports fascinating species and variations exclusive to each region of the country But while birdersFrom the editor of the nation s premier birding magazine, a no nonsense, no fluff quick guide to the birds you see every day Of all the classic American pastimes, perhaps none is as widely accessible as watching birds Our unusually vast, diverse environmental landscape supports fascinating species and variations exclusive to each region of the country But while birders often spend their efforts in search of the rarest creatures, some of the most beautiful and intriguing birds are the ones that frequent our backyards or nearby daily For that reason, where other, larger volumes focus on bird types that the casual observer is never likely to encounter, Midwestern Birds concisely celebrates those species living under our very noses Written by Bill Thompson III, the editor and co publisher of Bird Watcher s Digest, this portable 5 x8 book contains the same variety of entertaining and informative entries that make Bird Watcher s Digest the nation s most popular birding magazine Inside, you ll find profiles of the 55 most common birds in the Midwest, complete with large color photos, gender specific physical descriptions, nesting and feeding information, bird call particulars, and interesting stories about each species Thompson also introduces the reader to the basics of bird watching essential gear, bird friendly food and plantings, housing tips, and observational techniques This guide covers Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota Look for our other backyard bird guides covering the Mid Atlantic, South, Northeast, and West regions of the United States.

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    1. Midwestern Birds: Backyard Guide settled all our questions about what kind of birds were feeding at our feeder. My husband and I would sit on our deck with binoculars in one hand and the Bird Book in the other hand. One of us would look through the binoculars to get a close-up description while the other would look up the bird that had us guessing. The book is loaded with colorful pictures of common and those not so common birds who feed at our back yard feeders. The descriptions of each bird ar [...]

    2. Great guide that covers both bird identification and how to attract them. Probably best for beginners, because it has only the most common Midwestern birds.

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