The glittering throat patch of the male Ruby-throated Hummingbird is a worthy adornment for this princely bird. And what else can captivate a bird watcher as much as a hummingbird's aerial acrobatics? With insights from acclaimed naturalist Stan Tekiela, learn what foods to provide to keep hummingbirds coming back, as well as which feeders they prefer and why. You'll also find out how to make your yard into a habitat they will visit and how to store your feed and maintain your feeders. With hummingbird photographs, trivia and quick tips, this book is a must-have for anyone who appreciates hummingbirds and wants to attract and feed them.
About the Author
Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 175 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 25 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. Stan can be followed on Facebook and Twitter.