Backyard Bird Watching for Kids: How to Attract, Feed, and Provide Homes for Birds

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Willow Creek Press, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 69 pages
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A fascinating opportunity for children to learn how to attract birds to their own backyards.

Backyard Bird Watching for Kids is filled with entertaining and fulfilling projects that allow children to interact with nature while learning about the needs and behaviors of wild birds.

"Mr. Backyard Bird Watcher" himself, celebrated naturalist-author George H. Harrison provides informative text and appealing photos for children from 8 to 14 years.

Young readers will learn how to lure a multitude of birds within easy viewing range by providing appealing backyard habitats including feeders, birdhouses and birdbaths.

Backyard Bird Watching for Kids will kindle in children a healthy, enduring interest in birds and other wild animals.
 

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BACKYARD BIRD WATCHING FOR KIDS: How to Attract, Feed and Provide Homes for Birds

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

This book on bird watching may be too limited for use beyond the suburbs. Harrison briefly covers 20 favorite backyard birds, directions for designing gardens to attract them, plans for building ... Read full review

Contents

Birds Are Amazing
7
Favorite Backyard Birds
11
Planting for Birds
23
Dinners Ready
31
Houses for Rent
43
Watering the Birds
55
Solving Bird Problems
59
Watch the Birdie
65
A Message to Adults
70
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About the author (1997)

George and Kit Harrison are award-winning nature writers, photographers, book authors, video hosts and associated producers for two PBS specials.

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