Woodworking for Wildlife

Author: Carrol L. Henderson
Publisher: Minnesota Department of Natural
ISBN: MINN:31951D029381442
Release Date: 2010-01-04
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Presents plans for building different kinds of bird houses and squirrel houses.

Landscaping for wildlife

Author: Carrol L. Henderson
Publisher: Minnesota State Document Center
ISBN: UOM:39015051881079
Release Date: 1987-06
Genre: Gardening

A beautifully illustrated and practical guide for landscaping for wildlife. Explains the benefits and principles of landscaping for wildlife and the components necessary to fulfill the major habitat needs of wildlife. Contains chapters on landscaping the yard, farmland and woodland. Tables, figures and illustrations. Extensive bibliography. Glossary. Extensive appendix with list of plants for use in landscaping, planning checklist, bird feeder designs, etc.

Audubon Birdhouse Book

Author: Margaret A. Barker
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 9780760342206
Release Date: 2013-11-15
Genre: Nature

Produced with the National Audubon Society, this colorful book explains how to build and place functional bird homes that are safe and appropriate for more than 20 classic North American species.

Handmade Bird Bee and Bat Houses

Author: Michele McKee Orsini
Publisher: CICO Books
ISBN: 1782495541
Release Date: 2018-03-13
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Build and craft 25 beautiful small homes and feeders to attract wildlife to your backyard. Handmade Bird, Bee, and Bat Houses features homes to build for everything from bees to bats, and bluebirds to butterflies. Each house is beautifully designed, with colorful details, but is also perfectly adapted for its intended inhabitants. There are birdhouses you can hang up or place on stands, a bee house you can “plant” in your flowerbed, and there's even a home for a toad. There are also feeders for birds and butterflies, and homes for ladybugs. With her trademark attention to detail, Michele McKee-Orsini has designed a collection of miniature palaces for the wildlife that we should all be encouraging into our backyards. Michele takes you through the basic woodworking and decorating skills you will need, and the step-by-step project instructions, clear artwork, and stunning photography will all inspire you to build your own bird, bee, and bat houses.

Natural Birdhouses

Author: Amen Fisher
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1632207095
Release Date: 2015-06-16
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

This charming book contains 25 simple projects for making bird houses, feeders, bat houses, and pollinator houses using materials that you can find in your local area.

Birds in Flight

Author: Carrol L. Henderson
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760333920
Release Date: 2008-10-22
Genre: Nature

Describes adaptations for avian aerodynamics, and offers tips on spotting and identifying airborne birds.

Artistic Wildlife Projects for the Scroll Saw

Author: Marilyn Carmin
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1565232240
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Celebrate the Beauty of Norh American Wildlife on Your Scroll Saw The great pedatory animals of North America will leap from your scroll saw with the exciting patterns found in this book. Cougars, Bears, Hawks, Bobcats, Eagles and more are featured in dozens of detailed patterns by noted artist Marilyn Carmin.

Big Book of Bird Houses Bird Feeders

Author: Thom Boswell
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1402713738
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Big, beautiful, and filled with breathtaking photographs and unique projects, this is one book every bird lover simply must have. It’s got everything, from design considerations to construction basics to a jaw-dropping assortment of feeders, baths, and houses to make. Information on the planning stages explains how to choose the right home for a particular bird, discourage unwanted guests, and mount and site the piece. There’s advice on feeding habits, too, but the main feature is the incredible projects, which will delight humans as much as our feathered friends. They include a charming Dutch Treat home with a windmill; a Cuckoo Condo; a rustic Bird Cage Feeder made from grapevines; and even a swimming pool complete with diving board.

Bird Bee Bug Houses

Author: Derek Jones
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited
ISBN: 186108644X
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Transform any garden into a wildlife haven by creating perfect nesting places for birds, bats, bees, butterflies, lacewings, and ladybugs. All that's needed are a few basic woodworking techniques, tools, and materials (some recycled or scavenged) to complete these 18 projects. Every project comes with an exploded diagram and cutting list, and there's information on choosing locations, maintenance, species habits, and nesting requirements.

Field Guide to the Wildlife of Costa Rica

Author: Carrol L. Henderson
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 029273459X
Release Date: 2002-05
Genre: Nature

At the biological crossroads of the Americas, Costa Rica hosts an astonishing array of plants and animals—over half a million species! Ecotourists, birders, and biologists come from around the world to immerse themselves in the country's unspoiled rain forests, mountains, and beaches, drawn by the likelihood of seeing more than three or four hundred species of birds and other animals during even a short stay. To help all of these visitors and local residents identify and enjoy the wildlife of Costa Rica, this field guide presents nearly three hundred species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, moths, and other invertebrates. Carrol Henderson, an experienced wildlife biologist, traveler, and tour leader in Costa Rica, has chosen the species that ecotourists are most likely to see, along with a selection of rarer, sought-after animals. He gives a general introduction to each group of animals, followed by individual species accounts that highlight identification features and interesting ecological adaptations for survival. His stunning close-up photographs and distribution maps complete each entry. In addition, Henderson includes a wealth of data about Costa Rica's natural environment, as well as a trip preparation checklist and lists of conservation organizations, wildlife tourism sites, and wildlife vocalization tapes and CDs. With so much information so readily and readably accessible, this field guide will be essential for planning and enjoying your time in Costa Rica.

Shelves houses and feeders for birds and mammals

Author: Glenn D. Barquest
ISBN: WISC:89053006722
Release Date: 1999-04
Genre: Nature

This guide shows how to attract wildlife to where they can be conveniently seen & studied. Ways in which this can be done depend on the kinds of animals we are interested in attracting. There are an amazing number of different designs & types of structures that you can build -- houses, shelters & feeders -- but the basic requirements are few. They should provide for animals' safety & comfort, & located in an area attractive to the animals for which they were designed. Construction guidelines & detailed directions with illustrations are provided for many types of shelves, houses, & feeders.

Colour Atlas of Falcon Medicine

Author: Ulrich Wernery
Publisher: Schlütersche
ISBN: 389993007X
Release Date: 2004-06-07
Genre: Medical

Written by authors with many years of practical experience in avian medicine this book aims to give an overview of the most important diseases in falcons and birds of prey. Chapters cover haematology, viral diseases, bacterial diseases, fungal diseases, parasitic diseases and other miscellaneous diseases. Clinical symptoms are described as well as pathological and histological findings. A separate chapter deals with the history of falconry in the Middle East and the ongoing protection of the species. The book is fully illustrated containing around 380 photos, and is of interest to practising veterinarians specialising in avian medicine as well as veterinary students, and for professionals working with falcons, researchers, zoologists and biologists. Published by Schluetersche, Germany and distributed by Manson Publishing.

Birds of North America for the Scroll Saw

Author: Rick Longabaugh
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1565233123
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Capture the serenity of North America's most popular birds with these 25 projects including a Bald Eagle, Canadian Goose, Great Horned Owl and more!

The Humane Gardener

Author: Nancy Lawson
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781616896171
Release Date: 2017-04-18
Genre: Gardening

In this eloquent plea for compassion and respect for all species, journalist and gardener Nancy Lawson describes why and how to welcome wildlife to our backyards. Through engaging anecdotes and inspired advice, profiles of home gardeners throughout the country, and interviews with scientists and horticulturalists, Lawson applies the broader lessons of ecology to our own outdoor spaces. Detailed chapters address planting for wildlife by choosing native species; providing habitats that shelter baby animals, as well as birds, bees, and butterflies; creating safe zones in the garden; cohabiting with creatures often regarded as pests; letting nature be your garden designer; and encouraging natural processes and evolution in the garden. The Humane Gardener fills a unique niche in describing simple principles for both attracting wildlife and peacefully resolving conflicts with all the creatures that share our world.

Intarsia Birds

Author: Kathy Wise
ISBN: 098441410X
Release Date: 2013-12-31
Genre: Birds in art

Kathy's 3rd Book has 30 Bird Intarsia Patterns for Beginners to Advanced Woodworkers. It includes: four easy to advanced step by step projects , beautiful photos and clearly explained techniques for creating realistic Bird Intarsia projects.