cloth, 203 p., $34.95.
The Backyard Birdhouse Book is an excellent resource for both urban and rural homeowners who wish to provide a habitat for nesting birds in their own backyards. Hundreds of wonderful photographs and easy-to-follow construction plans make this an indispensable guide.
The book details the fundamentals of nesting, with profiles of over 25 different species of nesting birds and their individual needs. It also includes crisp and detailed instructions for birdhouse building and mounting. Methods to ward off predators are also described along with ways to enhance your landscape by attracting nesting bird species into your backyard habitat.
Experience the reward and satistfaction of providing a suitable place in which birds can nest and flourish, and share the joys nature has to provide.
— Jill Houte Selinger, Coordinator of Continuing Education, The School of the Chicago Botanic Garden.