The story of the mad dash around the country by 3 maniacal birders in search of the rarest and most beautiful birds. From Texas to Florida to Michigan, read their hilarious and amazing encounters with nature and humanity, including a man building a forty-foot ark in his Seattle backyard!
One Man's Owl
This is an engaging chronicle of how the author and the great horned owl "Bubo" (for its scientific name Bubo Virginianus
) came to know one another over three summers spent in the Maine woods.
For anyone who has ever watched birds, whether at a reserve in the UK or through your own kitchen window, here is an engrossing, funny, and moving journal of the pleasure, insight, and solace birding can bring.
|Attracting Birds to Your Backyard
536 Ways to Turn Your Yard & Garden in a Haven for Your Favorite Birds!
Serious and casual gardeners alike get help choosing the specific plants, flowers, shrubs, and trees for attracting some of the best-loved birds, including bluebirds, warblers, goldfinches, and cardinals.
Catch that bird's eye with this metal seed feeder in dazzling blue. Holds up to 5.5 lbs of mixed seed. Made of heavy duty, rust resistant, galvanized steel with a high quality powder-coated finish. Continuous metal perch offers generous feeding space for birds. Steel cable. Seed director and drain holes ensure fresh seed presentation.
Hummingbirds love the color red so when we found this beautiful, red enamel bird bath we loved it! Such tiny birds prefer to bathe in shallow water--even dew drops! This is the perfect bath to give hummer, and other migrants a place to refresh and rest. Why not add a dripper fountain
to any bird bath and watch the birds flock to it!
|Guide to Birds of North America
America's favorite, Guide to Birds of North America for Windows and Mac is a fun way to identify birds! Eliminate the guesswork with the easy-to-use ID Wizard. Fun quizzes sharpen your birding skills. Easily export photos and songs to your iPod or MP3. Extra Bonus: Includes the entire Birder's Handbook, a classic reference, with hundreds of articles on every aspect of bird behavior. 8x42 Fury Binocular
Experience the WOW factor! Fury performs beyond expectations with bright, crisp details, generous 358 foot wide field of view and it is waterproof, argon purged and backed by Vortex's VIP unconditional lifetime warranty. The Fury binocular is meant to last for generations.
Sometimes you can't even see a bird to identify it, like owls who have a rich repetoire for communicating in the dark. This 2-CD audio guide features 200 tracks of hoots, screams, chitters, squawks, squeals, bill claps and barks of 19 regularly occurring species of North American owls and two rarities-the most comprehensive guide to owl vocalizations available.