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Identifying and Feeding Birds

by Bill Thompson, III
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Product Number: 669

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This readable, friendly guide is intended for bird watchers and non–bird watchers alike—for anyone who wants to enjoy nature right in his or her own backyard.

Identifying and Feeding Birds contains countless tips on attracting birds to your backyard, identifying them when they arrive, and keeping them coming back for more. The book also contains simple, helpful profiles and photographs of 125 common backyard visitors.

The longtime editor of Bird Watcher's Digest and author of numerous books on birds, Bill Thompson, III, has been feeding and watching birds for 40 years. Having tried just about everything, Bill shares what he's learned so that readers can avoid the mistakes and skip right to successful bird feeding!

Only from BWD: Author Bill Thompson, III, will add a personalized autograph to this book when you purchase from us! Simply write the name of the recipient and your special message in the "Special Instructions or Comments” box upon checkout.

Book Review

IDENTIFYING AND FEEDING BIRDS. This is the best backyard bird-feeding book I've seen. Its author is Bill Thompson III, editor of the magazine Bird Watcher's Digest, a fine writer who knows both his subject and his readers. In 240 indexed pages, including excellent color photos, he tells us how, what, where, when, and why. The second half of the book describes the appearence, habits, and food preferences of 125 of North America's more common birds. Thompson also offers clear and useful answers to some of the most-asked questions about bird feeding. If you have no guides to bird feeding or the identification of birds likely to be seen in your yard, this could be the only book you'll ever need. It comes with two free copies of Bill's magazine. —Jim Williams, Wingnut Blog, Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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Customer Reviews Write a Review
by Erik Bruder
(Posted on 2010-10-15 13:09:50)
Great book. Whether you are new to bird feeding or an old pro, there is something here for you. The authors relaxed and conversational style make for an easy and enjoyable read. Buy the book, hang a feeder, and enjoy the birds.
by Carolyn Udaloy
(Posted on 2010-11-21 06:09:18)
This is a must-have book for all birders. Invaluable information on attracting birds to your back yard, including food, feeders, and types of birds often seen. The real prize is the wonderful color photos of birds - they are the best!
by Richard Munson
(Posted on 2011-11-09 08:26:20)
This is a very helpful guide for the beginner. A special gift to encourage feeding birds.
by Christine Newman
(Posted on 2012-10-06 07:30:58)
Great book that covers most of the birds in our area. All the information we need to identify & feed the birds properly.
Thanks for the great service!