Bird-friendly nest boxes & feeders : 12 easy-to-build designs that attract birds to your yard / Paul Meisel.

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  • 12 copies at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Waterloo-Grant Township Public Library.

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Waterloo-Grant Township Public Library - Waterloo 728.92 MEI (Text) 30090000657424 Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781565236929 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1565236920 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 111 p. : ill., col. photos., plans ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: East Petersburg, Pa. : Fox Chapel Pub., c2012.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Birdhouses. Bluebird house ; Wood duck house ; Window view house ; Chickadee birdhouse and roost ; Small raptor nest box ; Martin house -- Bird feeders. Traditional suet feeder ; Underside suet feeder ; Squirrel-proof bird feeder ; Oriole wishing well feeder ; Traditional bird feeder ; Scallop-roof bird feeder -- Appendices. Full-size plans ; Additional resources ; Nest box dimensions ; Feeding preferences.
Summary, etc.: Offers twelve designs for building traditional birdhouses and feeders, and provides insight into creating the perfect backyard bird environment. Meisel covers how to attract the right kinds of birds and ensure that they will keep coming back. He includes complete plans for making basic, practical bird-welcoming structures, accompanied by patterns, illustrations and full color photographs. Also included are instructions on mounting techniques, types of paint to use and cleaning tips, and environmental insights and interesting avian trivia. Meisel also goes into technical detail on subjects like cavity size, proper hole size, and the ideal distance from hole to cavity floor. --Adapted fromWorldcat.org.
Subject: Birdhouses > Design and construction.
Bird feeders > Design and construction.