Field Guide to Backyard Birds of the Midwest (Paperback)
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Short Description for Field Guide to Backyard Birds of the Midwest This handsome field guide has over 100 entries showcasing the 60 most popular birds in the Mid-West including Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, and Nebraska. It includes how to attract birds to feeders, full-color illustrations of both male and female birds, and instructions on the most effective placement of feeders. Finally, an illustrated map of ha
- Published: 01 September 2008
- Format: Paperback 90 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781591860075 ISBN 10: 1591860075
- Sales rank: 1,167,005
Full description for Field Guide to Backyard Birds of the Midwest
From the expert editors at Cool Springs Press, a series of regional bird books that love the outdoors as much as you do. Patience is a virtue, said no backyard bird ever. Thats why, when these busy creatures come flitting into view, you need to have your resources ready at a moments notice. Have you spent all this time mistaking temporarily intoxicated Cedar Waxwings for injured ones? A forgivable error, but with the Field Guide to Backyard Birds of the Midwest, youll be duly crediting those fermented wild berries in no time. Each book in this series has been conveniently packaged in a field-sized 5x8 format: large enough to showcase the gorgeous close-up photography within, but small enough to keep dependably at the ready. In this edition, each of the Midwest regions 80 most popular bird species gets its own page, complete with a concise description, preferred habitat, feeding and migration habits, and tips for attracting them to your bird feeders. Illustrated with colorful range maps, vibrant images, and a brilliant tabbed layout that helps you quickly search for birds by color, this portable field book will never again leave that elusive Pileated Woodpecker unimpressed with your sub-par suet supply. Midwestern states include Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, and Nebraska. Look for our other four Field Guide to Backyard Birds titles, covering the Mid-Atlantic, South, Northeast, and West regions of the United States.