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New England Bird Lover's GardenNew England Bird Lover's Garden



Backyard Birding: A Guide to Attracting and Identifying BirdsBackyard Birding: A Guide to Attracting and Identifying Birds



Everything you need to know to find birds in New England


Now there’s a New England regional field guide and bird finding guide in one—helping you get to the right places to see the birds you want to see, and to recognize the birds once you get there. 

Birding New England opens the world of birding to everyone in this complete guide to getting the most out of birding in the northeastern United States. Created for the first-time birder, the traveling birder, and birders in search of specific species for their life lists, this book provides all the information you need to get to the right place at the right time to find the birds you seek.


  • Sections on birding technology, identification techniques, birding by ear, field guides, optics, and other essentials 
  • Life histories of every species 
  • Field marks and Identification tips 
  • More than 500 color photos of 320 species 
  • GPS coordinates for up to six locations per species throughout New England where the bird can be found reliably in the right season


Backyard Birding and

The New England Bird Lover's Garden:

The bestselling guides to bringing birds into your own yard 

It’s fun and easy to attract birds to your yard—all you need are the right foods, water, and shelter, and your yard will be aflutter with feathered creatures in any season.

With our books, Backyard Birding: A Guide to Attracting and Identifying Birds and New England Bird Lover’s Garden, we help you make the right choices the first time, so you can begin to attract the colorful birds you love. 

  •     Recognize the birds you are most likely to see in your backyard, based on your US region 
  •     Get tips on recognizing male and female birds, as well as winter plumage and other changes that confuse birders.
  •     Choose native plants that attract the most birds, and foods that bring in the species you want to see. 

“A helpful book to guide you from making costly mistakes when planning your bird-friendly yard. In it you will find all sorts of wonderful information on which feed and feeders to use and what birds are attracted to what... We enjoyed the chapter on building a bird garden with native plants as it showcases various flowers, trees, and shrubs to use to best attract a variety of birds.” --


Quick Reference Guides: A world of nature identification in your pocket

Our all-photographic guides to the native birds, trees and wildflowers of New York City and Long Island, New York State, and the trees and wildflowers of the Mid-Atlantic States will help you identify what you see on a walk in a park, on a hike through the wilderness, or in your own backyard.