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Enjoying hummingbirds : in the wild & in your yard

Author: Larry Gates; Terrie Gates
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The hummingbird is one of the most attractive and popular birds in North America. Its small size, brilliant coloring, and ability to feed in flight make it a favorite backyard visitor. This colorful guide describes the fascinating life of a variety of hummingbird species in the wild and tells bird lovers how to attract hummingbirds to the backyard. Information from the most recently published research is augmented  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Gates; Terrie Gates
ISBN: 9780811734219 0811734218
OCLC Number: 169873574
Description: iii, 196 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Larry and Terrie Gates.
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The hummingbird is one of the most attractive and popular birds in North America. Its small size, brilliant coloring, and ability to feed in flight make it a favorite backyard visitor. This colorful guide describes the fascinating life of a variety of hummingbird species in the wild and tells bird lovers how to attract hummingbirds to the backyard. Information from the most recently published research is augmented by personal experiences in the field as well as conversations with hummingbird experts. Topics include hummingbird behavior, migration, and predators, all illustrated with full-color photographs.--Publisher description.

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