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Title:
Backyard birding in the Northeast United States
Author:
Eriksson, Elmer Waldemar, 1932-
Publication Information:
Falls Village, CT : Last Post Press/Seven Locks Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xv, 120 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Sustainable bird ecology -- Birdfeeders and feeding stations -- Bird food -- Birdhouses -- Squirrels and bugs.
ISBN:
9781931643047
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

A guide for backyard birders that gives them information on why helping birds with food and shelter is not only good for the birds but good for mankind as well. With photographs and illustrations of various birdhouses and feeders. The book shows how to attract birds year round so they can enhance the environment as both insect feeders and as aesthetic additions to any garden.


Author Notes

Elmer Waldemar Eriksson has been involved in horticulture, landscape design, and husbandry for over forty years. He travels the Northeast selling the birdhouses and birdfeeders he has designed and built at craft fairs. He lives in Salisbury, Connecticut with his wife Audrey


Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Chapter 1 Sustainable Bird Ecologyp. 1
Chapter 2 Birdfeeders and Feeding Stationsp. 6
Chapter 3 Bird Foodp. 25
Chapter 4 Bird Housesp. 37
Chapter 5 Squirrels and Bugsp. 57
Appendixp. 64