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Hummingbirds and Butterflies

Field / Identification Guide

By: Bill Thompson and Connie Toops

288 pages, Col photos, maps

Houghton Mifflin

Paperback | Apr 2011 | #190918 | ISBN-13: 9780618904457
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NHBS Price: £12.99 $17/€16 approx

About this book

Hummingbirds and butterflies are some of the most beautiful visitors to a backyard, but they can also be some of the most elusive. This second collaboration between the Peterson Field Guide series and Bird Watcher's Digest includes tips on how to attract hummingbirds and butterflies to backyards -- and how to identify them once they've arrived. Bill Thompson III and Connie Toops have decades of firsthand experience and have written the book in a fun, lighthearted style, providing both amateur and veteran nature watchers with need-to-know information, including where hummingbirds and butterflies live, what they eat, and the best garden plants to attract them. The species profiles of the 15 most common hummingbirds and 40 most common butterflies serve as a field guide, showing ranges, identifying marks, and preferred habitats.


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