Gardening for Birdwatchers
This important title brings together the expertise of garden designers Ian and Barley Wilson (Natural Gardens) with that of the British Trust for Ornithology to produce the definitive guide for improving your garden for birds and other wildlife. The well-illustrated text, complete with planting plans, gets to grips with the techniques that underpin successful wildlife-gardening, highlighting those varieties of plants that have particular wildlife benefits and explaining how best to manage your garden for wildlife. With sections on different garden features (e.g. lawns, ponds, shady corners and sunny borders), this book should enable you to enhance the wildlife value of your own garden. The book contains a wealth of information, all of it based on sound scientific research, enabling you to tackle some of the myths and misconceptions about gardening for wildlife.
- ISBN: 9781906204303
- Author(s): Mike Toms, Ian Wilson, Barley Wilson
- Stock Code: 6204303
- Format: Paperback
- Illustrations: Colour photographs, Colour illustrations, Tables
- Pages: 96
- Published: 2008
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Detailed guide to 61 garden bird species, including key facts on their ecology and behaviour. Handy population maps and at a glance charts showing likelihood of seeing the species, month by month. Statistics and behavioural information drawing on 80 years of BTO knowledge. Identification guide to other garden wildlife, covering mammals, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, dragonflies and bumblebee.s Sections on bird behaviour and ecology and wildlife friendly gardening are also included.