The Bird Watching Answer Book: Everything You Need to Know to Enjoy Birds in Your Backyard and Beyond (Paperback)
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Learn the how’s and why’s of bird behavior, from flirtatious mating practices and gorgeous birdsong to flying south for the winter. In this lively reference book, Laura Erickson addresses hundreds of real-life questions sent in to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the world’s foremost authority on birds. With expert advice on bird watching techniques and equipment, feeding and housing birds, protecting habitats, and much more, Erickson guides you through the intricacies of the avian world with a contagious passion for our feathered friends.
About the Author
Laura Erickson is the author of several bird books, including The Bird Watching Answer Book, and is coauthor of Into the Nest. A recipient of the American Birding Association’s Roger Tory Peterson award, she has served as science editor at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, an editor of Bird Scope magazine, and a columnist and contributing editor for Birdwatching magazine, as well as contributing editorial content to the All About Birds website. She produces For the Birds, a long-running public radio program and podcast, and lives in Duluth, Minnesota.
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