Chimney Swifts

Chimney Swifts : America's Mysterious Birds Above the Fireplace

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Changes in chimney construction and homeowner attitudes had contributed to a major decline in the numbers of Chimney Swifts. With narrative, photos, and drawings, this book explores Chimney Swift natural history and provide practical guidelines for homeowners to coexist peacefully with these remarkable spring and summer guests.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 152 pages
  • 154.9 x 218.4 x 20.3mm | 498.96g
  • Texas A & M University Press
  • College Station, United States
  • English
  • 41 colour, 4 b/w photographs, 28 line drawings, map, bibliography, index
  • 1585443700
  • 9781585443703

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"With the publication of the Kyles' work we enter a new era of literature, research, and field work on the chimney swift. ... [This book] will stand as the definitive volume on the species."show more

About Paul D. Kyle

Paul D. Kyle and Georgean Z. Kyle are project directors of the Driftwood Wildlife Association's North American Chimney Swift Nest Site Research Project, an all-volunteer effort to expand public awareness about the beneficial nature and the plight of Chimney Swifts. Participation across North America in this project has produced a growing number of people who are now constructing nesting towers and conducting Chimney Swift conservation projects in their own communities.show more

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