This book is the first ever, comprehensive photographic guide to the identification of all 24 species of hummingbirds to be seen as breeders or vagrants in North America. The simple field marks are often poorly lit, hard to spot, or simply not shown by any particular individual under observation. For all their startling colors, the speed of hummingbird flight and the often drab coloration of females and immatures make this group especially difficult to deal with in the field.
Hummingbirds of North America: The Photographic Guide #ad - New field marks are provided and old myths dispelled in this ground breaking and essential new guide. Steve howell, a well-known and respected bird tour leader and author, has made a particular study of the finer points of hummingbird recognition and has specially chosen over 200 stunning photographs to complement the information given in his text.
Some species feature as many as 14 photographs each. But accurate identification of these popular and beautiful birds brings both real satisfaction and a welcome challenge to most birders. A detailed introduction covers the basics of hummingbird anatomy and plumage variation, allowing the observer to effectively focus on points that are of value in the field.
A Field Guide to Hummingbirds of North America Peterson Field GuidesHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Detailed range maps show breeding, non-breeding, and year-round distribution, migration routes, and records outside expected areas of occurrence. . Species accounts provide in-depth information on plumage, songs and calls, distribution, habitat, similar species, taxonomy, behavior, wing sounds, molt, and conservation concerns.
The 31 color plates illustrate 28 species, 3 forms of albinism, 7 hybrid combinations, and 4 species of sphinx moths often mistaken for hummingbirds. Introductory chapters cover the natural history of hummingbirds, ways to attract and feed them, and major hot spots in the United States and Canada for observing these fascinating birds.
A Field Guide to Hummingbirds of North America Peterson Field Guides #ad - Covering 31 north american species, with more than 250 color photos and 33 maps, this is the most comprehensive field guide to hummingbirds.
The Hummingbird Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying HummingbirdsLittle, Brown and Company STOKESHUM #ad - First edition, 1989. The stokes hummingbird book provides all the information you need to bring hummingbirds up close, identify them, and understand their fascinating and varied behavior. Attract amazing hummingbirds to your backyard! With this comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide, you'll find it easy to attract these tiny jewel-like birds to your own yard.
. The book includes: * range maps and full-color photographs to help you identify and locate hummingbirds * information on how to select the proper feeders, and when to take them down * Advice on what flowers to plant to attract hummingbirds in your part of the country * Amazing facts about hummingbirds, when to put them up, and feeding * A special section on attracting orioles, including flight displays, breeding habits, what to use in them, such as how fast they fly and how much they weigh * Guidelines for photographing hummingbirds * Complete information on hummingbird behavior, with photographs and behavior guides for each of the eight species found in North America * A resource list for hummingbird supplies.
The Hummingbird Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Hummingbirds #ad - Hummingbirds. Glossy Paperback. Donald & lillian Stokes, Authors. Little, brown and Company, Publishers. Color illustrations.
The Secret Lives of HummingbirdsArizona-Sonora Desert Museum Press #ad - The secret lives of hummingbirds takes the reader into the high-energy world of North America's smallest bird. Hummingbirds. Used book in Good Condition. Illustrated with twenty-nine full-color photographs, The Secret Lives of Hummingbirds is a treat for birders, or anyone else who can't resist the allure of these eye-catching, naturalists, pugnacious miniature birds.
Wings that buzz at as much as 52 beats per second. Glossy Paperback. Donald & lillian Stokes, Authors. Little, brown and Company, Publishers. Color illustrations. There is a sense of mystery that surrounds hummingbirds: Why are they so small? What makes it possible for them to hover? Why are they so colorful? Do they ever rest? This book gives the often amazing answers.
The Secret Lives of Hummingbirds #ad - . It's no wonder that the secret Lives of Hummingbirds is our most popular publication! First edition, 1989. And respiration that can clock in at up to 600 breaths per minute. Hearts that beat 500 to more than 1200 times per minute. The book also includes a close-up look at the Desert Museum's famous hummingbird aviary as well as tips on how to enjoy and attract wild hummingbirds.
But their energetic lifestyle is only one facet of the secret lives of hummingbirds.
Stokes Beginner's Guide to HummingbirdsLittle, Brown and Company STOKESBEGHUM #ad - Hummingbirds. Used book in Good Condition. First edition, 1989. Little Brown and Company. Glossy Paperback. Donald & lillian Stokes, Authors. Little, brown and Company, Publishers. Color illustrations. A pocket-size, brilliantly colorful, containing dozens of full-color photographs that enable readers of all ages to identify the most common species; range maps; tips on attracting hummingbirds, information on habitat needs, simple-to-use guide tohummingbirds, life cycle, food preferences; and much more.
Hummingbirds: A Life-size Guide to Every SpeciesHarper Design #ad - Hummingbirds have always held popular appeal, jewel-like color, with their visual brilliance, extraordinary flight dexterity, and remarkably small size. This is the first book to profile all 338 known species, from the Saw-billed Hermit to the Scintillant Hummingbird. Every bird is shown life-size in glorious full-color photographs.
Every species profile includes a flight map and key statistics, plumage, as well as information about behavior, and habitat. This authoritative guide has been annotated by the world's leading experts on hummingbirds and features a foreword by renowned birding author Pete Dunne. Hummingbirds. Used book in Good Condition.
Hummingbirds: A Life-size Guide to Every Species #ad - Glossy Paperback. Donald & lillian Stokes, Authors. Little, brown and Company, Publishers. Color illustrations. Harper Design. Little Brown and Company. First edition, 1989.
The Art of Hummingbird Gardening: How to Make Your Backyard into a Beautiful Home for HummingbirdsSkyhorse #ad - The valuable appendixes give complete information on hummingbird and plant varieties, bird and conservation organizations, and mail-order sources, as well as an extensive bibliography. Beautiful color photos throughout show many different types of hummingbirds enjoying their wonderfully active lives in gardens created expressly for them.
Glossy Paperback. Donald & lillian Stokes, Authors. Little, brown and Company, Publishers. Color illustrations. This book is devoted solely to hummingbird gardening and is a practical guide to cultivating flowers and other plants that will attract the hummingbirds of North America to your home and garden. You will be able to grow flowers in profusion and provide nectar for these smallest of birds, columbine, bladderpod, which hover on fast-beating wings while they drink from flowers including pink Chinese lantern, penstemon, scarlet sage, woolly blue curls, long strips of fuschia, and many others.
The Art of Hummingbird Gardening: How to Make Your Backyard into a Beautiful Home for Hummingbirds #ad - The hummingbird garden is packed with pertinent information, from a description of what hummingbird gardening is all about to how hummingbirds can be conserved and protected. Mathew tekulsky explains the extraordinary way hummingbirds live and behave, the regions they inhabit throughout the year, and their migrating habits.
Hummingbirds. Used book in Good Condition.
North American Hummingbirds: An Identification GuideUniversity of New Mexico Press #ad - It also provides information on the eight species that have been reported but rarely seen in North America. First edition, 1989. Harper Design. Glossy Paperback. Donald & lillian Stokes, Authors. Little, brown and Company, Publishers. Color illustrations. Anyone who loves hummingbirds will welcome the information he provides.
Designed to help birders and banders identify, this is the only identification guide devoted entirely to hummingbirds that includes up-close, age, and sex all seventeen species of hummingbirds found in North America, easy-to-use illustrations. Hummingbirds. Used book in Good Condition. Little Brown and Company.
North American Hummingbirds: An Identification Guide #ad - Univ of New Mexico Pr. On first viewing hummingbirds are often a blur of fast-moving color. However, and color; the proportions of the body, bill, throat, shape, and the size, when they perch and hover they can be observed, and tail; the wing feather pattern; and the birds' behavior are crucial to accurate identification.
The author's concise descriptions and illustrations pinpoint all these features in clear, jargon-free language.
Hummingbirds of North America: A Comprehensive Guide to All SpeciesQuick Reference Publishing, Inc. QRP206 #ad - Organized by region widespread, Eastern, Pacific States, Desert Southwest, Rockies and Montane West, U. S. Mexican Borderland, etc. The guide immediately sets users in the right direction by narrowing down the possibilities while answering the pivotal question: “Which hummingbirds occur in my region?” Designed to satisfy the needs of birders of all interest levels—but especially beginning and intermediate users trying to make sense of it all—this beautiful and amazingly informative six-fold guide will be an indispensable companion on all outings.
Glossy Paperback. Donald & lillian Stokes, Authors. Little, brown and Company, Publishers. Color illustrations. Little Brown and Company. This affordable guide will conveniently fit into any daypack, facilitating easy field identification—whether in a home garden, pocket or glove-compartment, on a family vacation, or a serious trip visiting all the best hummingbird hot spots within the United States and Canada.
Hummingbirds of North America: A Comprehensive Guide to All Species #ad - First edition, 1989. And just as importantly, each species is represented by a variety of images that show precisely which field marks to look for and how each may appear in the field at differing lighting angles. Univ of New Mexico Pr. Hummingbirds of north america is a quick and easy to use, durable, light-weight, all-weather field guide to the smallest, and some of the most colorful, popular, mysterious and alluring birds in North America—Hummingbirds.
First Nature 3090 32-ounce Hummingbird Flower Feeder 2 PackFirst Nature 3090 #ad - All parts may be washed in warm soapy water. Univ of New Mexico Pr. Do not put any parts of this feeder in a dishwasher. We recommend you use first Natures Hummingbird Nectar Concentrate which you can easily mix right in the reservoir. Specifications Holds 32 fl. Harper Design. Glossy Paperback. Donald & lillian Stokes, Authors.
Little, brown and Company, Publishers. Color illustrations. Color red/yellow ports feeding ports 10 misc wide mouthed reservoir is Easy to Fill and Clean, Perfect for Hummingbirds Origin Country First edition, Raised Feeding Ports Inhibit Rainwater Contaminating the Nectar, 1989. The plastic wide-mouth fluted reservoir is easy to fill and easy to clean.
First Nature 3090 32-ounce Hummingbird Flower Feeder 2 Pack #ad - Oz. The patented two-part base twists apart for thorough cleaning. First natures 2- Pack 32 oz. Yellow feeding ports and uniquely Shaped Reservoir Make This Feeder as Attractive as It is Useful. Hummingbird flower feeders' red base with attractive yellow flowers really draws the birds and the yellow flowers discourage bees and wasps from entering the feeder.
Made in the USA. Includes 10 Feeding Ports.
HummingbirdsFirefly Books #ad - A hummingbird egg is the size of a pea, barely, and the chick that emerges will be smaller than a penny, if that. More than 170 color photographs of these magnificent creatures, taken in the wild, adorn the pages of Hummingbirds. The spectacular photography of Michael and Patricia Fogden reveals the diversity, beautiful colors and movement of these unique birds.
Publishers weekly the tiny hummingbird has long been a source of fascination for birdwatchers and naturalists alike. They number 300 species and Ronald Orenstein has a passion for all of them. Hummingbirds. Used book in Good Condition. 32 ounce Nectar Capacity. Univ of New Mexico Pr. To fuel such energy, which means visiting an average of 1, hummingbirds must eat as much as eight times their body weight on a daily basis, 000 flowers -- every day -- to get enough nectar.
Hummingbirds #ad - Birders and natural history readers alike will gain new insight into the tiny bird and revel in the stunning images. Hummingbirds are the smallest birds in the world. Little Brown and Company. Nicknamed the "avian helicopter, " a hummingbird's wings beat from 70 times per second in direct flight, to more than 200 times per second when diving.