Best Ever Backyard Birding Tips

Author: Deborah L. Martin
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1605299251
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A guide to backyard birding that covers seeds, feeders, plants, landscape features, big-eating birds, hosting hummingbirds, bird behavior, and other related topics.

Gardening For The Birds

Author: George Adams
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604694092
Size: 12.32 MB
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“An engaging and inspiring comprehensive guide.” —Booklist “A great benefit of creating a bird-friendly landscape is enjoying your garden while watching a bluebird dropping in for a worm in a freshly dug patch, a phoebe snapping at insects, or a hummingbird probing nectar-rich flowers while robins sing in the trees.” With the right native plants, arranged to mimic natural ecosystems, you will provide birds with food, water, shelter, and nesting places. Instead of just visiting your garden to snack, birds will call it home! George Adams offers close-up profiles of birds from across all regions of North America to teach you their nesting, breeding, and feeding habits along with guidance for regional plant selection and garden design.

1001 Questions Answered About Birds

Author: Allan D. Cruickshank
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486233154
Size: 65.42 MB
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Presents a wealth of information on the characteristics, habits, and habitats of birds

Gardening For Dummies

Author: Michael MacCaskey
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 9781568846446
Size: 61.62 MB
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In an entertaining and informative way, this small volume shows how to plan, plant, mulch, and prune. A quick-reference guide lists high-performance perennials, outstanding annuals, and blossoming bulbs. Color illustrations.

A Guide To Nature On Cape Cod And The Islands

Author: Greg O'Brien
Publisher: Parnassus Press (IL)
ISBN: 9780940160613
Size: 15.27 MB
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Written by some of Cape Cod's and New England's foremost naturalists and scientists, each chapter covers a different type of wildlife family and is accompanied by an informative question and answer section.

Walden

Author: Henry David Thoreau
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead
ISBN:
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Philosophy of life and observations of nature drawn from the author's solitary sojourn of two years in a cabin on Walden pond near Concord, Massachusetts.

Hummingbird Memories

Author: Margie House Neal
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469195747
Size: 34.72 MB
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Book Summary The story begins with the main character attending a 50 Year Class Reunion and then flashes back to her four years in high school. At that time she lived in a small southern California town where everyone knew everyone else, and there wasn't much for teenagers to do, and yet they manage to keep busy somehow. Life at that time (before the electronic age) went at a much slower pace, and people who grew up in the 50's and 60's were part of the last innocent generation. The book describes Elaine's relationship with her family, her life on a poultry ranch, and the closeness of a small community. It also describes many high school activities, classes, boy-girl relationships, and problems and heartaches, the euphoria and the sadness that are a part of life at that age. The story is based on an actual town and high school, and many incidents in the book actually happened the way that I described them. I did change the names of the town and the high school however. Back in those days it was much easier to work on your own car, the old hot rods and jalopies. Gas was thirty one cents a gallon, and one could buy a hamburger and Coke for less than fifty cents. But the monthly income for the average working family was only about $300, so the budget had to be stretched to make ends meet. A few women worked outside the home, but most did not. Many of the television sets were black and white, but color TV was on its way in. There was no reality TV at that time, but there were plenty of Westerns and family programming. Of course music played a huge part in the lives of young people, and it was the era of Rock and Roll. Elvis, Buddy Holly, and the Everly Brothers were household names. Dick Clark's American Bandstand was on TV in the afternoons, and everyone rushed home from school to watch the latest dances. There were only records at the time, 45's and 78's, which were played on phonographs. It would be years before cassettes, CD's, and iPods were invented. The music was portable though because everyone was getting transistor radios. If a group of kids got together at a lake or somewhere out in the middle of nowhere, they would just tune their car radios to the same station and turn up the volumne. I have tried throughout the book to portray life back in those days, with many details depicting the culture and fads of that time. I am hoping that this book will give today's teenagers a different perspective on life at that time, while giving my own generation a chance to walk down Memory Lane.

The Swallow And The Hummingbird

Author: Santa Montefiore
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471132072
Size: 49.99 MB
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A sweeping story of love that stretches across the years from the number one bestselling author of Songs of Love and War. The war has ended and Rita Fairweather is waiting for George Bolton, her childhood sweetheart, to return home to Devon. She wants their future to be a continuing reassurance of their past. But George comes back as a man changed by the horrors he has experienced. Unable to settle back into a small-town life, George decides to travel to Argentina. And Rita promises to wait. But George faces irresistible temptation and an agonising choice. As the years pass, Rita keeps her word, but how long should she wait for the love of the life?