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The birds at my table : why we feed wild birds and why it matters

Author: Darryl N Jones
Publisher: Ithaca : Comstock Publishing Associates, a division of Cornell University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Discusses the history and scale of feeding wild birds. Outlines debates about the practice, highlighting key research findings and pointing out the issues that require further examination. Written in nontechnical language, thus making it accessible to the general public, birders, and academics"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darryl N Jones
ISBN: 9781501710780 1501710788
OCLC Number: 1028004824
Description: 352 pages
Contents: Why feeding matters --
Crumbs to corporations --
The big change --
The feeder effect --
What happens when we feed? --
Tainted table? --
Feeding for a purpose --
Why we feed --
Bird feeding matters even more now.
Responsibility: Darryl Jones.

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Darryl Jones is fascinated by bird feeders. Not the containers supplying food to our winged friends, but the people who fill the containers.Why do people do this? Jones asks in The Birds at My Table.  Read more...

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