Backyard Birding for Kids

Backyard Birding for Kids

The newest in our popular children's activity line for budding bird lovers! This informative field guide and activity book teaches kids about birds of all varieties, in the city, country, desert, or at the beach-because no matter where you go, you're bound to spot a bird! Kids will learn about making the backyard bird-friendly, building a bird feeder, and creating their own bird watching notebook to record sightings, locations, information, and notes from the field. From city birds (the Ruby Throated Hummingbird) to desert birds (the Red-tailed Hawk), kids of all ages will learn about common and not-so-common birds, with detailed diagrams and illustrations. With activities like how to grow a garden to attract birds and how to contribute to the care of the native birds in the area, this is the perfect book to get kids engaged with our feathered friends at an early age, and to encourage them to go outside and have fun while they learn! Fran Lee has illustrated and designed many books in the Gibbs Smith activity book series including Cooking on a Stick, Haunting on a Halloween, Riding on a Range, Wishing on a Star, and Putting on a Party. Fran lives in Los Angeles.

  • Brand: Gibbs Smith
  • ASIN: 1586854119
  • UPC: 158685411908

Bird Watching for Kids: Bite-sized Learning & Backyard Projects

Bird Watching for Kids: Bite-sized Learning & Backyard Projects

A fascinating opportunity for children to learn how to attract birds to their own backyards. Bird Watching forKids is filled with entertaining and fulfilling projects that allow children to interact with nature while learningabout the needs and behaviors of wild birds. "Mr. Backyard Bird Watcher" himself, celebrated naturalistauthorGeorge H. Harrison provides informative text and appealing photos for children from ages 8 to 14years. Young readers will learn how to lure a multitude of birds within easy viewing range by providingappealing backyard habitats including feeders, birdhouses and birdbaths. Bird Watching for Kids will kindlein children a healthy, enduring interest in birds and other wild animals.

  • Brand: Willow Creek Press
  • ASIN: 1623438500
  • UPC: 709786034642

A Backyard Birding Adventure: What's in Your Yard?

A Backyard Birding Adventure: What's in Your Yard?

Have you ever looked out of your window and wondered what all of that chirping was about? Where those vibrant colors were coming from? What kind of bird was visiting your porch, your tree, or your feeder and serenading you with his song? These are the questions Kermit Cummings addresses in A Backyard Birding Adventure: What’s in Your Yard? This friendly little book employs clever, yet educational, rhymes, stunning photographs, and whimsical illustrations to awaken your child’s interest in the avian world. Written by a veteran birder, the focus is on easy-to-see, readily available bird species, so that parents and children alike will feel encouraged to create backyard adventures of their very own! Now, A Backyard Birding Adventure is even more exciting and educational! Download a FREE app for your smartphone to HEAR a typical call or song made by each bird featured!Instructions come with the book.

  • ASIN: 1612542360

Stokes Beginner's Guide to Birds: Eastern Region (Stokes Field Guide Series)

Stokes Beginner's Guide to Birds: Eastern Region (Stokes Field Guide Series)

Is that butterfly outside your window a Monarch or a Giant Swallowtail? What's the best kind of feeder for attracting birds to your backyard? This pocket-size, brilliantly colorful, simple-to-use guide is an ideal introduction to the birds of the Eastern United States. It contains dozens of full-color photographs that enable readers of all ages to identify the most common species; range maps; tips on attracting and observing firds; information on habitat needs, life cycle, food preferences; and much more.

  • Brand: Stokes
  • ASIN: 0316818119

Beginning Birdwatcher's Book: With 48 Stickers (Dover Children's Activity Books)

Beginning Birdwatcher's Book: With 48 Stickers (Dover Children's Activity Books)

Birdwatchers, or "birders," keep life lists in which they note their first sighting of a species — indicating the date, place, habitat, etc. This easy-to-read, fact-filled workbook will help young birdwatchers begin keeping their own life lists as they learn about 48 common North American birds — among them the blue jay, American crow, ruby-throated hummingbird, yellow-billed cuckoo, mourning dove, barn owl, red-tailed hawk, northern oriole, red-winged blackbird, and red-headed woodpecker.Written and illustrated by nature artist Sy Barlowe, the book includes space on each page for a numbered sticker illustration of the bird described, along with information on bird size, habitat, nesting and eating habits, number and color of eggs, and range. There's also a place for recording the date, time, and locality of the sighting and for adding personal remarks.A great way to combine sticker fun with an educational experience, this hands-on record-keeping book will motivate young naturalists and perhaps stimulate a lifelong interest in the rewarding hobby of birdwatching.

  • Brand: Dover Publications
  • ASIN: 0486410595
  • UPC: 800759410590

National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky

National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky

Stargazing’s too much fun to leave to astronomers. This National Geographic book brings the solar system, space, stars, science, and planets to life in your own backyard, inspiring us to look up and understand the heavens above. Authors Howard Schneider and Patricia Daniels take an expert but easygoing approach that doesn’t overwhelm—it invites. Ten chapters cover everything a beginning stargazer will need to know, from understanding the phases of the moon to picking Mars out of a planetary lineup to identifying the kinds of stars twinkling in the constellations.Throughout the book, star charts and tables present key facts in an easy-to-understand format, sidebars and fact boxes present illuminating anecdotes and fun facts to sweep us swiftly into the stardust, and by the time we realize we’ve been schooled in solid science we’re too engrossed to object.Along with practical advice and hands-on tips to improve observation techniques, the guide includes an appendix full of resources—from books and web sites to lists of astronomy clubs and associations to local planetariums and museums. This indispensable book guides us on a new path into the night sky, truly one of the greatest shows on Earth.

  • Brand: Brand: National Geographic
  • ASIN: 1426202814

Familiar Birds of North America: Eastern Region (National Audubon Society Pocket Guides)

Familiar Birds of North America: Eastern Region (National Audubon Society Pocket Guides)

A portable, comprehensive field guide--brimming with concise descriptions and stunning color photographs, and designed to fit into your back pocket--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers. This streamlined volume identifies 80 of the most frequently encountered birds east of the Rocky Mountains. It includes detailed photographs and diagrams, regional maps depicting nesting and winter ranges, and a complete overview of birdwatching. Whether your home is in a remote countryside or in a populous city, you will derive hours of pleasure observing and learning about birds, and the National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Birds of North America: East is an excellent and convenient reference guide to accompany any bird-lover.

  • Brand: Random House
  • ASIN: 0394748395

Backyard Birding for Kids by Lee, Fran (2005) Mass Market Paperback

Backyard Birding for Kids by Lee, Fran (2005) Mass Market Paperback

  • ASIN: B00YDJ5VOE

2: National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Songbirds and Familiar Backyard Birds: Eastern Region (National Audubon Society Pocket Guides)

2: National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Songbirds and Familiar Backyard Birds: Eastern Region (National Audubon Society Pocket Guides)

A portable, comprehensive field guide--brimming with concise descriptions and stunning color photographs, and designed to fit into your back pocket--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.This handy guide covers 80 of the most common and frequently encountered birds in backyards and suburban areas of eastern North America. The majority of species are songbirds, but here also are other backyard birds such as doves and woodpeckers. The region covered by the book extends roughly from the Atlantic Ocean west to the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, north of Mexico. This traditional dividing line between eastern and western North America follows the 100th meridian, and marks a significant difference in habitats and species. The companion volume to western birds covers species west of this boundary.

  • Brand: Random House
  • ASIN: 0679749268

Bird Feeding Basics: An Introduction to Feeders, Feeds & Backyard Birds (Animal Care Guide)

Bird Feeding Basics: An Introduction to Feeders, Feeds & Backyard Birds (Animal Care Guide)

Presented in a sophisticated and durable format, these handy, waterproof reference guides are a great source of portable and accessible information for anyone with an interest in wild birds, from youths to adults. This review examines feeder selection and placement, the seasonal feeds of common backyard birds, and how to make a yard more bird-friendly, in addition to featuring images of 50 of the most common North American backyard feeder birds.

  • Brand: Waterford Press
  • ASIN: 1583556001
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