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Audubon Birdhouse Book: Building, Placing, and Maintaining Great Homes for Great Birds

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A visit to almost any home or garden center presents birders with numerous cute and colorful contraptions that are sold as bird homes. But the fact is, many of these products provide anything but a safe refuge for your feathered friends.Produced in association with the National Audubon Society, Audubon Birdhouse Book explains how to build and place functional DIY bird ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published November 15th 2013 by Voyageur Press (first published January 1st 2013)
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Barbara
Mar 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I am so glad that I was able to obtain a copy of this book as it is full of so much information and tips for bird lovers.

Did you know that purchasing those cute little heavily painted or lacquered premade birdhouses may be toxic or dangerous to a bird's health, or might give easy access to predators? Dark colors can cause overheating of the birds? There is discussion about perches, entry hole sizes for different species of birds, nest boxes made of cardboard, coffee cans, proper location of
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Ro
Nov 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
More than just birdhouses. Good information about the birds that use them. Good construction instructions. Looking forward to selecting a house to build after I survey the local wildlife. I am concerned about having a birdhouse with a houseful of curious cats.
Michael McQueen
Aug 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
PERFECT book for anyone looking to build backyard birdhouses! I got many, many designs for the birds that frequent my yard and cannot wait to begin building!
Tanya Faberson
Dec 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely love this book.
Rose
Very educational and full of patterns, I will be busy getting ready for springtime! Borrowed from the local library.
Jenny
Jul 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Birding hobbyist
I loved this book! Great short summaries of common backyard birds and excellent explanations about what type of house to build for each species.
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