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Why Do Bluebirds Hate Me?: More Answers to Common and Not-So-Common Questions about Birds and Birding

Nature, recreation and sports


by
Mike O’Connor

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 200 pages

File size: 3.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

A collection of humorous Q&As about everything you’ve always wanted to ask about birds and birding

 

Mike O’Connor knows bird watchers as well as he knows birds. He knows that if you’re even slightly interested in identifying birds or attracting them to your backyard with a feeder, then you’ve also had your share of strange and silly questions about birds and their sometimes inexplicable behavior. In Why Do Bluebirds Hate Me?, O’Connor applies his deep knowledge of all things avian to answer the questions that keep birders up at night. Questions like

 · Should you clean your birdhouses?

 · Do swallows have a feather fetish?

 · How much does it cost to run a heated birdbath?

 · Is drinking coffee bad for birds?

Other questions O’Connor covers range from the practical (Should I rotate the seed in my feeder?) to the quirky (Why are vultures eating my vinyl screen door?) to the just plain adorable (Are those birds kissing or feeding each other?). And he also explains why bluebirds just don’t seem to like some people.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

A collection of humorous Q&As about everything you’ve always wanted to ask about birds and birding

 

Mike O’Connor knows bird watchers as well as he knows birds. He knows that if you’re even slightly interested in identifying birds or attracting them to your backyard with a feeder, then you’ve also had your share of strange and silly questions about birds and their sometimes inexplicable behavior. In Why Do Bluebirds Hate Me?, O’Connor applies his deep knowledge… (more)

A collection of humorous Q&As about everything you’ve always wanted to ask about birds and birding

 

Mike O’Connor knows bird watchers as well as he knows birds. He knows that if you’re even slightly interested in identifying birds or attracting them to your backyard with a feeder, then you’ve also had your share of strange and silly questions about birds and their sometimes inexplicable behavior. In Why Do Bluebirds Hate Me?, O’Connor applies his deep knowledge of all things avian to answer the questions that keep birders up at night. Questions like

 · Should you clean your birdhouses?

 · Do swallows have a feather fetish?

 · How much does it cost to run a heated birdbath?

 · Is drinking coffee bad for birds?

Other questions O’Connor covers range from the practical (Should I rotate the seed in my feeder?) to the quirky (Why are vultures eating my vinyl screen door?) to the just plain adorable (Are those birds kissing or feeding each other?). And he also explains why bluebirds just don’t seem to like some people.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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