Midwestern Birds: Backyard Guide – Watching – Feeding – Landscaping – Nurturing – Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, … Dakota (Bird Watcher’s Digest Backyard Guide)

Midwestern Birds: Backyard Guide - Watching - Feeding - Landscaping - Nurturing - Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, ... Dakota (Bird Watcher's Digest Backyard Guide) Author Bill Thompson
ISBN-10 159186559X
ISBN-13 9781591865599
Year 2013-09-15
Pages 160
Language English
Publisher Cool Springs Press
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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 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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