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The Hummingbird Handbook Everything You Need to Know about These Fascinating Birds

Field / Identification Guide Handbook / Manual New
By: John Shewey(Author), Kirsten Schrader(Foreword By)
240 pages, 285 colour photos, colour distribution maps
Publisher: Timber Press
The Hummingbird Handbook
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  • The Hummingbird Handbook ISBN: 9781643260181 Paperback May 2021 In stock
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Hummingbirds inspire an unmistakable sense of devotion and awe among bird lovers. Gardeners, too, love the company of hummingbirds, not only for their beauty, but also for their role as pollinators.

Brimming with astonishing facts, practical advice, and important ecological information, The Hummingbird Handbook is a must-have guide to attracting, understanding, and protecting hummingbirds. From advice on feeders to planting and landscaping techniques that will have your garden whirring with tiny wings, lifelong birder John Shewey provides all you need to know to entice these delightful creatures. An identification guide makes them easy to spot in the wild, with stunning photographs, details on plumage variations, and range maps showing habitats and migration patterns. Need more joy in your life? Let this guide and nature's aerial jewels help you create a lively haven.

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Biography

Lifelong birding enthusiast John Shewey is a veteran writer, editor, and professional outdoor photographer, with credits in Birdwatching, Portland Monthly, Northwest Travel & Life, and dozens of other magazines, and co-author of Birds of the Pacific Northwest, a Timber Press Field Guide. John has photographed birds from the mountains of Alaska to the jungles of Central America to the islands of the Caribbean, and his website chronicles many of these travels in rich photographic detail.

Field / Identification Guide Handbook / Manual New
By: John Shewey(Author), Kirsten Schrader(Foreword By)
240 pages, 285 colour photos, colour distribution maps
Publisher: Timber Press
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"This overview offers hummer trivia, mythology, and new discoveries [...] Vivid, full-color photos appear on almost every page, and other visuals include maps and multi-photo comparison charts [...] Shewey, a birder and professional outdoor photographer, admits to being fascinated by hummingbirds. After seeing this book, readers will be too."
Booklist

"Captures the spirit and allure of these captivating birds in every fascinating fact, historical tidbit, amusing anecdote, species profile and plant pick."
Birds & Blooms

"The latest addition to the Trochilidae canon [...] yes, more please."
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