- Tips and advice for creating a bird-friendly yard
- Identifies foods, plants, and landscaping features that birds find attractive
- Examines how bird behaviors and needs change throughout the year
- Hundreds of color photos aid in identifying common backyard visitors in the USA
Sharon Sorenson writes the biweekly "For the Birds" column for the Evansville (IN) Sunday Courier and regularly presents birding workshops for the Nature Conservancy and Indiana Audubon Society. She is the author of a number of student reference books, including How to Write Research Papers, How to Write Short Stories, and Webster's New World Student Writing Handbook. She lives in Mount Vernon, Indiana.