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Pete Dunne on bird watching [pbk]. : the how-to, where-to, and when-to of attracting, finding, identifying, and enjoying birds / Pete Dunne.

Dunne, Pete, 1951- (Author).

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Jackson County Public Library 598 D (Text) 39493104974813 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0395906865
  • Physical Description: xvi, 334 pages : illustrations pb
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.

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1. Back-yard Birding, Front-seat Adventure 1 -- Stefancik's Corollary 1 -- America's Fastest-Growing Outdoor Activity 3 -- Setting the Table for Birds 4 -- Landscaping for Birds 22 -- Bird-feeding Problems 27 -- Attracting Birds with Water 32 -- Nest Boxes 34 -- Other Side of the Fence 39 -- 2. Tools of the Trade--Binoculars and a Field Guide 41 -- Of Chimney Swifts and Larceny 41 -- Binoculars--The Defining Tool of Birding 44 -- Field Guides--The Rosetta Stone to Birds 68 -- Clothing 85 -- 3. Fundamentals of Birding 91 -- Like Grosbeaks for Purple Finch 91 -- Where, When, and How to Go Birding 93 -- Basic Bird Identification 100 -- Learning to See Critically 112 -- Keeping Records 115 -- 4. Resources--Dipping into the Pool of Knowledge 121 -- Man of the Mountain 121 -- Clubs and Chums--The Social Link 125 -- Hooking into the Publication and Communication Network 132 -- Birding Tours 136 -- Events, Functions, Festivals, and Other Birders 139 -- 5. Expanding Horizons--Finding and Facing New Challenges 141 -- That Story About the Harrier 141 -- Sight--Spotting Scopes and Tripods 145 -- Sound--Birding by Ear 154 -- Travel to New Birding Locations 164 -- Mastering Difficult Identifications 182 -- 6. Applied Birding--For Fun, Purpose ... Even Profit! 189 -- October 4, 1977, Cape May Point, New Jersey 189 -- Bird Censusing 191 -- Games Birders Play 199 -- 7. Tips to Better Birding 206 -- At Birding's Horizon Line--Standing with Will 206 -- Equipment Tips 207 -- Technique Tips 214 -- 8. Ethics and Responsibilities 233 -- Looking for Baird's Sparrow, Walking on Eggs 233 -- Keeping Birding Safe for Birds 234 -- Etiquette of Birding 237 -- Courtesy to Nonbirders 241 -- Conservation 242 -- 1. American Birding Association Checklist 251 -- 2. Name Changes to the American Ornithologists' Union (and ABA) Check-list 278 -- 3. State Audubon Societies and Bird Observatories 289 -- 4. American Birding Association Code of Birding Ethics 293.
Subject: Bird attracting.
Bird watching.

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