Private Lives of Garden Birds

By Calvin Simonds

Illustrated by Julie Zickefoose

Foreword by Scott Shalaway

Published by Storey Publishing, LLC

Brimming with stories, wisdom, and expert knowledge, this delightful book gives enthusiasts a peek into the private worlds of eleven North American birds: swallows, blue jays, chickadees, song sparrows, house sparrows, phoebes, mockingbirds, crows, red-winged blackbirds, robins, and hummingbirds. Calvin Simonds shows you how to really observe these birds -- how to interpret the caws of crows, recognize blue jays from their facial markings, understand the flight patterns of swallows. You'll be enthralled as you eavesdrop on a group of sparrows trading songs in a "hootenanny," feel the dry grip of a chickadee's claws on your fingers, tramp through a summer meadow to visit a phoebe, and much more.

$9.99 (US)

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Number of pages
240
Publication date
August 28, 2012
ISBN
9781612121994
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