Learn to attract and feed Eastern, Western, and Mountain Bluebirds with this USA-focused pocket-sized guide.
The Eastern Bluebird's blend of sky blue and rusty orange is a happy sprinkle of colour in any backyard or garden. Easily tamed and full of personality, bluebirds are like welcomed friends. You love these beloved birds, and you want to see them visiting your yard or garden. Professional naturalist and award-winning author Stan Tekiela teaches you all that you need to know about bluebirds.
The handy book is divided into three main sections. First, you'll learn all about bluebirds: facts, range, habitat, songs, nests, and more. Up next, you'll be introduced to the mealworms and other foods – such as fruits, seeds, and legumes – that keep bluebirds coming back. In the third section, Stan tells you which feeders bluebirds prefer and why. You'll also be given information on placing feeders, cleaning feeders, and protecting bluebirds.
Find out how to make your yard into a habitat that bluebirds will love. Then enjoy Stan's bluebird photography, trivia, and quick tips. This is truly your guide to attracting and feeding bluebirds!
All About Bluebirds
Range & Habitat
Songs & Calls
Bluebird Nests & Houses
Eggs, Chicks & Juveniles
Live & Dried Mealworms
Fresh & Dried Fruits
Seeds & Legumes
Maintaining Feeders & Good Practices
Cleaning Your Feeders
About the Author
Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 190 field guides, nature books, children's books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 30 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations.