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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
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(The Family Pet Series). Basic information to help you purchase and care for the new petin your home. Filled with full-color photos and drawings.
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Offers a wide range of recipes designed especially for birds, including parrot lasagna, millet mac and cheese, and carrot pancakes.NjBwBT
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Curators at the National Museum of Natural History of Cuba describe the range, status, habitat, nesting, voice, and food of 354 species. Many of the color drawings are of migrating birds, showing North Americans what their familiar avians wear in the winter. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Go beyond bird feeders! Learn how to create outstanding bird habitats in your own yard with native plants that offer food, cover, and nesting sites for birds. This guide is packed with color photographs, sage advice, detailed instructions, and garden plans. It features nine different habitat gardens for hummingbirds, bluebirds, wintering birds, migrant birds, and birds that frequent prairies, wetlands, lakes, shrublands, and woodlands, along with advice about maintaining your plantings and augmenting them with nest boxes, birdbaths, misters, and perches. The information on recommended plant species includes their native ranges in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin; the birds they attract; their visual characteristics; and their cultivation. Mariette Nowak also describes how gardeners featured in this book have gone beyond their own garden gates to work for the protection and restoration of bird habitat in their neighborhoods and communities. Birdscaping in the Midwest provides many sources of further information, including publications, websites, organizations, and native plant nurseries.
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An illustrated handbook of bird identification provides tips on the art of birdwatching, closeup illustrations, locator maps, birding etiquette, essential equipment, and tips on the best ways to attract, feed, and observe various bird species in one's own backyard.
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This is a cookbook for people who really love their pet birds, and want to feed them healthy and delicious food. It's important to introduce variety into your bird's diet, and this cookbook will help you do just that. Sections include Breads and Pastries, Vegetable and Fruit Dishes, Potatoes and Eggs, Entrées for You and Your Bird and—of course—Treats.
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(Peterson Field Guides). Easy-to-use, at-a-glance guide simplifies identification by including only the birds that frequent feeders. Range maps, descriptions of birds & foods that attract them. Illustrations on facing page for easy identification. Illus., 34 color plates, 14 color photos. 112p.
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This expanded new edition of a popular parrot-training book explains parrot psychology and discusses the ways in which parrot owners can apply it to solve behavior problems. The author cites the most common problems?screaming, biting, and feather-chewing?and tells how to remedy them. She also stresses the need for periodic reinforcement of desirable parrot behavior traits and advises on many aspects of good parrot care, including proper nutrition and providing the bird with steady companionship. The text is complemented with many attractive and instructive color photos and line art.
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Birds of California

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This informative guide makes it easy to identify birds in your backyard, favorite parks, and wildlife areas.
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For the Birds

By Birds & Bloom

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From gift-giving treats to beak-smacking suets, this book offers 50 recipes that are sure to delight backyard guests and lure a variety of new species. No exotic ingredients are necessary-with just a little suet from the supermarket, some sand from the hardware store, scraps from the kitchen, and inexpensive seeds and grains, you can create wonderful recipes. You'll also find: A handy at-a-glance list that pairs all 50 recipes with the species they attract Instructions to make recycled homemade feeders, from hanging feeders made from coconuts and grapefruit to table feeders made out of muffin tins and apple boxes Tips on which plants, feeders, birdbaths, and nesting boxes are best for the types of birds you want to attract The best ways to keep pesky critters away
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Maine Birding Trail

By Bob Duchesne

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This is the authorized guide to the Maine Birding Trail, which opens in 2009. The book features more than 260 sites in Maine and includes bonus material on Campobello and Grand Manan islands. Unlike most guides, which emphasize species identification, this book highlights the sites themselves. Bird enthusiasts will count on it to lead them to the best birding locations in Maine and to list the species they will most likely find at each destination.
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