Learn to attract and feed a variety of hummingbirds with this pocket-sized guide.
The glittering throat patch of the male Ruby-throated Hummingbird is a worthy adornment for this princely bird. And what else can captivate a bird watcher as much as a hummingbird's aerial acrobatics? You love these beloved birds, and you want to see them visiting your backyard or garden. Professional naturalist and award-winning author Stan Tekiela teaches you all that you need to know about hummingbirds--including Anna's, black-chinned, broad-tailed, rufous, and other hummingbird species.
The handy book is divided into three main sections. First, you'll learn all about hummingbirds: facts, range, habitat, songs, nests, and more. Up next, you'll be introduced to the feeding solution that keeps hummingbirds coming back. In the third section, Stan tells you which feeders hummingbirds prefer and why. You'll also be given information on placing feeders and cleaning feeders.
Find out how to make your yard into a habitat that hummingbirds will love. Then enjoy Stan's hummingbird photography, trivia, and quick tips. This is truly your guide to attracting and feeding hummingbirds
About the Author
Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 190 field guides, nature books, children's books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 30 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations.